Hydrocele

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Hydrocele

Hydrocele

Definition

Hydrocele is the collection of fluid between the two layers of tunica vaginalis of the testis. [1]

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Hydrocele is the collection of fluid between the two layers of tunica vaginalis of the testis.

  • Digitalis
  • Graphites
  • Iodum
  • Rhododendron
  • Pulsatilla
  • Apis Mellifica
  • Defective absorption of fluid
  • Defective lymphatic drainage
  • Infection i.e.: Filariasis, Tuberculosis of epididymis
  • Injury i.e.: Trauma, post herniorrhaphy hydrocele
  • Tumors i.e.: Malignancy
  • Soft, cystic, fluctuant, Transillumination positive swelling confined to the scrotum
  • Not reducible
  • No impulse on cough
  • Getting above the swelling is possible

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