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Encysted hydrocele of spermatic cord

Case contributed by: Dr Maulik S Patel


RIght scrotal swelling - Few yrs.

Patient Data:

Age: 8
Gender: Male
Race: Asian
Modality: Ultrasound

Case Discussion:

Right scrotal sac shows encysted fluid collecion with internal echoes.
It displaced right testies inferiorly.
Superiroly, lesion appears to enter distal end of spermatic cord.

- Findings favour encysted hydrocele of cord.

Reference : Ultrasound features of spermatic cord hydrocele in
children by V RATHAUS, MD, MSc and others. The British Journal of Radiology, 74 (2001), 818–820

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