Hematocele

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Background

  • A collection of blood outside of the testicle within the scrotal sac (in the tunica vaginalis)
  • Most commonly caused by trauma or surgery

Clinical Features

  • Scrotal pain/swelling

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

  • Scrotal ultrasound with doppler

Management

  • Supportive care

Disposition

  • If isolated hematocele, likely outpatient follow-up

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