Hydrocele

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This page is for adult patients. For pediatric patients, see: Hydrocele (peds).

Background

Scrotal anatomy
Scrotal anatomy
  • Accumulation of fluid around the testis

Differential Diagnosis

Testicular Diagnoses

Evaluation

Scrotal ultrasound of a 10 cm large hydrocele, with anechoic (dark) fluid surrounding the testicle.

Management

  • Generally can by managed conservatively unless complicated by the presence of a pyocele

Disposition

  • Referral to urologist

See Also

References