Difference between revisions of "Hydrocele"

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==See Also==
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==Source==

Revision as of 15:57, 22 March 2014

Background

  • Accumulation of fluid around the testis
  • Most common cause of painless scrotal swelling in children
    • Secondary to persistent processus vaginalis
  • Most resorb by 18-24 months of age
  • Acute symptomatic hydroceles are not benign, require workup

Diagnosis

  • +Transillumination

DDx

Testicular Diagnoses

Treatment

  • None indicated

Disposition

  • Referral to urologist

See Also

Source

Tintinalli