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Definition. By Mayo Clinic staff.

Hydrocele is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Hydrocele books and related discussion.

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Dr. Kurzrock - Pediatric Urology: Patient Education Handout. Hernia / Hydrocele.
Hernia and/or Hydrocele
Hernia or hydrocele. Page 1 of 1. Hernia and/or hydrocele.
Hydrocele & Hernia
A hydrocele is the accumulation of fluid on one or both sides of the scrotum.
About Hydroceles

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Elephantiasis cases up
By Patrick Okino Cases of sleeping sickness, elephantiasis and hydrocele are increasing in Alebtong district. About 30 people have been diagnosed with the neglected tropical diseases and are receiving treatment from Alebtong Health Centre IV.
Does a hydrocele cause infertility?
My husband had two hydroceles when he was young. One of them was treated and the other one wasnt. So I was wondering if that could be why we arent getting pregnant?
Mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis of "uncertain malignant potential"- an
A 57-year-old man presented with a neoplasm in a hydrocele sac. The neoplasm was non-invasive, but showed focal complex and solid growth and it was difficult to categorize either as well-differentiated papillary mesotheliomas or malignant mesothelioma.
Vasectomy performed on three without nod
NAGPUR: At a camp undertaken by the zilla parishad to operate on men having hydrocele, vasectomy was performed on three men without their knowledge. The victims have already reported the case to Mouda police and an inquiry has begun.
Scientists develop cheaper way to snuff out mosquitoes
More than 8 lakh people in India have elephantiasis and 4 lakh have hydrocele (swelling of the scrotum). "There could be more . We don't know how many have the infection without showing the symptom," he said.

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Hydrocele -
Hydrocele — Comprehensive overview covers causes and treatment of this generally harmless scrotal swelling.
Hydrocele - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A hydrocele (non-US English: hydrocoele) denotes a pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a body cavity.
Apr 6, 2010 A hydrocele is a collection of serous fluid that results from a defect or irritation in the tunica vaginalis of the scrotum.
Hydrocele: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
A hydrocele is a fluid-filled sack along the spermatic cord within the scrotum.
Hydrocele Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment by
16 hours ago Learn about hydrocele, a condition in males often consisting of a collection of fluid in a thin walled sack that also contains the testicle.

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