Hydrocele (Pediatric, Testicular) Index

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Hydrocele is a collection of clear fluid in a thin walled sack that also contains the testicle. Hydroceles are more common in males than females. There are two types of hydroceles: 1) communicating and 2)non-communicating. Hydroceles present at birth may resolve on their own. Hydroceles that appear in the teen or adult years may require surgery.

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Terms related to Hydrocele (Pediatric, Testicular):

  • Communicating Hydrocele
  • Infant Hydrocele
  • Male Hydrocele
  • Non-Communicating Hydrocele
  • Pediactric Hydrocele

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