Hemiscrotal Bulge in an Otherwise Normal Neonate

A compressible groin swelling is the only abnormal feature after full-term gestation and unremarkable delivery. Your Dx?

This full-term male infant is the product of an unremarkable pregnancy and a normal spontaneous vaginal delivery. His physical exam is otherwise normal. The right-sided groin swelling shown below is soft and compressible. It is unclear whether the testicle is contained within the affected hemiscrotum.


What is the abnormality depicted above?

A. Testicular torsion
B. Testicular tumor
C. Hydrocele
D. Inguinal hernia
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