Hydrocele Treatment

Cedical for Hydrocele Treatment

Hydrocele is a medical term used to define a medical disorder characterized by a fluid-filled sack in the scrotum.

Quick Facts

  • Also known as Hydrocele testis
  • Scrotal collection of clear fluid
  • Tunica vaginalis in which the fluid is collected is the most internal of membranes that contains a testicle
  • A male disorder
  • Less commonly due to the shared embryological background of male and female gonadal constructions, female children or even women are also at a risk of geetin affected by hydrocele
  • Primary Hydrocele causes painless enlargement in the scrotum
  • Secondary hydrocele is usually due to inflammation or a neoplasm in the testis
  • Generally diagnosed clinically
  • Otoscope placed against the swollen scrotum

Hydrocele Causes

  • Embryogenesis due to descending posture of the testis through the inguinal canal
  • Diverticulum of peritoneum into the scrotum
  • Obliterated communication between the processus vaginalis and the peritoneum
  • Fluid or a blood blockage in the spermatic cord
  • Inflammation or injury of the testicle or epididymis
  • Fluid or a blood impasse in the spermatic cord
  • Swelling or injury of the testicle or epididymis
  • Fluid buildup in the scrotum
  • Fluid drainage from the abdomen

Hydrocele Symptoms

  • Small fluid-filled balloon inside the scrotum
  • Size variation
  • Painless and swollen testicles
  • Pain in scrotum in extreme cases
  • Fluidy and soft sacs