Patent canal of Nuck with communicating hydrocele

Case contributed by Dr Ashraf Ali Mohammad Mahran


Female infant with right labia major swelling

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Female

Right patent canal of Nuck with communicating hydrocele containing anechoic fluid, fine septa and few echogenic foci. The hydrocele sac measuring ± 22 x 13 mm.

Case Discussion

The mother came to the pediatrician for a right labia major swelling of her daughter. The pediatrician requested an ultrasound examination, which revealed canal of Nuck patency with communicating hydrocele.

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Case information

rID: 70572
Published: 7th Oct 2019
Last edited: 8th Oct 2019
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