hydrocele

Summary

Summary: A circumscribed collection of fluid, especially a collection of fluid in the tunica vaginalis of the testicle or along the spermatic cord. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Filariasis in the Igwun River Basin, Nigeria: an epidemiological and clinical study with a note on the vectors
    J K Udonsi
    Department of Zoology, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 82:75-82. 1988
  2. ncbi Does color Doppler sonography improve the clinical assessment of patients with acute scrotum?
    Pietro Pepe
    Urology Unit, Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 60:120-4. 2006
  3. ncbi [Lymphedema of male external genitalia: a retrospective study of 33 cases]
    S Vignes
    Unité de lymphologie, hôpital Cognacq Jay, Site Broussais, Paris
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 132:21-5. 2005
  4. ncbi Impact of long-term ivermectin (Mectizan) on Wuchereria bancrofti and Mansonella perstans infections in Burkina Faso: strategic and policy implications
    D Kyelem
    Lymphatic Filariasis Programme, Ministry of Health, 03 BP 7009, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:827-38. 2003
  5. ncbi Scrotal edema secondary to fluid imbalance in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Muniru Adeniyi
    Section of Nephrology, Raymond G Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Adv Perit Dial 25:68-71. 2009
  6. ncbi Bancroftian filariasis in Kwale District of Kenya. I. Clinical and parasitological survey in an endemic community
    B B Estambale
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 88:145-51. 1994
  7. ncbi Protean clinical manifestations and diagnostic challenges of human brucellosis in adults: 16 years' experience in an endemic area
    Basappa G Mantur
    Department of Microbiology, BLDEA s Shri B M Patil Medical College, Bijapur 586 103, Karnataka, India
    J Med Microbiol 55:897-903. 2006
  8. ncbi Situation analysis in a large urban area of India, prior to launching a programme of mass drug administrations to eliminate lymphatic filariasis
    K D Ramaiah
    Vector Control Research Centre Indian Council of Medical Research, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Pondicherry 605 006, India
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:243-52. 2005
  9. doi Urology in pre-civil war Charleston
    J Nathaniel Hamilton
    Department of Urology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Urol 180:477-80. 2008
  10. ncbi Sonographic differential diagnosis of acute scrotum: real-time whirlpool sign, a key sign of torsion
    S Boopathy Vijayaraghavan
    Sonoscan Ultrasonic Scan Centre, Coimbatore, India
    J Ultrasound Med 25:563-74. 2006

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  1. ncbi Filariasis in the Igwun River Basin, Nigeria: an epidemiological and clinical study with a note on the vectors
    J K Udonsi
    Department of Zoology, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 82:75-82. 1988
    ..4% of clinical cases were inflammatory, and lympho-obstructive manifestations consisted of 23.8% chyluria, 12.7% hydrocele and 19.1% elephantiasis. In L...
  2. ncbi Does color Doppler sonography improve the clinical assessment of patients with acute scrotum?
    Pietro Pepe
    Urology Unit, Cannizzaro Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Radiol 60:120-4. 2006
    ..Our experience concerning the use of color Doppler sonography (CDS) in the differential diagnosis of acute scrotum is reported...
  3. ncbi [Lymphedema of male external genitalia: a retrospective study of 33 cases]
    S Vignes
    Unité de lymphologie, hôpital Cognacq Jay, Site Broussais, Paris
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 132:21-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to describe the main characteristics and treatment of male external genitalia lymphedema...
  4. ncbi Impact of long-term ivermectin (Mectizan) on Wuchereria bancrofti and Mansonella perstans infections in Burkina Faso: strategic and policy implications
    D Kyelem
    Lymphatic Filariasis Programme, Ministry of Health, 03 BP 7009, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 97:827-38. 2003
    ..bancrofti, and by clinical examination for hydrocele (if male) and lymphoedema...
  5. ncbi Scrotal edema secondary to fluid imbalance in patients on continuous peritoneal dialysis
    Muniru Adeniyi
    Section of Nephrology, Raymond G Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108, USA
    Adv Perit Dial 25:68-71. 2009
    ..After repair of a ventral hernia and of a communicating hydrocele, he started continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis (CCPD), plus 2 daytime CAPD exchanges...
  6. ncbi Bancroftian filariasis in Kwale District of Kenya. I. Clinical and parasitological survey in an endemic community
    B B Estambale
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 88:145-51. 1994
    ..Approximately 16.5% of the males aged > or = 15 years had hydrocele and 2.4% of the population had elephantiasis...
  7. ncbi Protean clinical manifestations and diagnostic challenges of human brucellosis in adults: 16 years' experience in an endemic area
    Basappa G Mantur
    Department of Microbiology, BLDEA s Shri B M Patil Medical College, Bijapur 586 103, Karnataka, India
    J Med Microbiol 55:897-903. 2006
    ..8 % of the patients (arthritis excluded): this included the unusual complications of hydrocele (two cases), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (one case) and urinary tract infection (one case)...
  8. ncbi Situation analysis in a large urban area of India, prior to launching a programme of mass drug administrations to eliminate lymphatic filariasis
    K D Ramaiah
    Vector Control Research Centre Indian Council of Medical Research, Medical Complex, Indira Nagar, Pondicherry 605 006, India
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 99:243-52. 2005
    ..that LF was not viewed as a major pubic-health problem in the study area, even though cases of elephantiasis and hydrocele were detected in 2%-8% and 7%-20% of the households investigated...
  9. doi Urology in pre-civil war Charleston
    J Nathaniel Hamilton
    Department of Urology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    J Urol 180:477-80. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi Sonographic differential diagnosis of acute scrotum: real-time whirlpool sign, a key sign of torsion
    S Boopathy Vijayaraghavan
    Sonoscan Ultrasonic Scan Centre, Coimbatore, India
    J Ultrasound Med 25:563-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively investigate the role of high-resolution and color Doppler sonography in the differential diagnosis of acute scrotum and testicular torsion in particular...
  11. ncbi The normal and abnormal scrotum in children: evaluation with color Doppler sonography
    G O Atkinson
    Department of Radiology Pediatrics, Egleston Children s Hospital, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322 1101
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 158:613-7. 1992
    ..epididymitis (five patients), epididymo-orchitis (one patient), yolk sac tumor of the testis (one patient), hydrocele (one patient), and local reaction to an insect bite (one patient)...
  12. ncbi The onchocerciasis focus at Kinsuka/Kinshasa (Republic of Zaire) in 1985. II. Parasitological and clinical aspects
    M C Henry
    Service de Parasitologie Projet Institut de Medecine Tropicale, Antwerpen, , Zaire
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 84:493-502. 1990
    ..Cutaneous lesions were mild. Lymphatic complications such as adenolymphocele, hydrocele and elephantiasis of the lower limbs were observed in 18% of the adults...
  13. ncbi Scrotal pathology in pediatrics with sonographic imaging
    M M Munden
    Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, USA
    Curr Probl Diagn Radiol 29:185-205. 2000
    Scrotal pathology in pediatrics ranges from the more benign hydrocele and varicocele to acute testicular torsion requiring emergent surgery...
  14. pmc Laparoscopic completely extraperitoneal repair of inguinal hernia in children: a single-institute experience with 1,257 repairs compared with cut-down herniorrhaphy
    Masao Endo
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Saitama City Hospital, 2460, Mimuro, Midori ku, Saitama shi, 336 8522, Japan
    Surg Endosc 23:1706-12. 2009
    ..We developed a unique technique to achieve completely extraperitoneal ligation of PPV without any skip areas under laparoscopic control. This report introduces our technique and results compared with the cut-down herniorrhaphy...
  15. ncbi Soluble cellular adhesion molecules, selectins, VEGF and endothelin-1 in patients with Wuchereria bancrofti infection and association with clinical status
    P Esterre
    Immunology Unit, Institut de Recherches Medicales Malarde, Papeete 98713 Tahiti French Polynesia
    Parasite Immunol 27:9-16. 2005
    ..concentrations of soluble (s-) L selectin (CD62L) were noticed in sera of of patients with chronic conditions (hydrocele and elephantiasis)...
  16. doi US of the tunica vaginalis testis: anatomic relationships and pathologic conditions
    Victoria Garriga
    Department of Radiology, Hospital General de Granollers, Fundació Hospital Asil de Granollers, Granollers, Spain
    Radiographics 29:2017-32. 2009
    ..of the tunica vaginalis, such as complete or partial patency of the processus vaginalis, spermatic cord hydrocele, and inguinoscrotal hernia...
  17. doi Impact of seven rounds of mass administration of diethylcarbamazine and ivermectin on prevalence of chronic lymphatic filariasis in south India
    J Yuvaraj
    Vector Control Research Centre, Pondicherry, India
    Trop Med Int Health 13:737-42. 2008
    ..To evaluate the impact of seven rounds of mass administration of diethylcarbamazine (DEC) and ivermectin on the prevalence of chronic lymphatic filariasis and to compare it with that observed in a placebo arm in a community-level trial...
  18. ncbi Immunofluorescence distribution of actin-associated proteins in human seminiferous tubules of adolescent testes, normal and pathologic
    G Santoro
    Department of Biomorphology, University of Messina, Italy
    J Endocrinol Invest 23:369-75. 2000
    ..The study group consisted of 8 biopsies from normal testes (i.e., adolescents operated on for hydrocele or inguinal hernia) and 20 biopsies from pathological testes (i.e...
  19. doi Comparison of magnetic resonance urography with ultrasound studies in detection of fetal urogenital anomalies
    Abdol Mohammad Kajbafzadeh
    Pediatric Urology Research Center, Department of Urology, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr Urol 4:32-9. 2008
    ..We assessed the potential of magnetic resonance urography (MRU) in the evaluation of different urogenital anomalies in fetuses when ultrasound study was equivocal...
  20. ncbi [Epidemiological characteristics and control of filariasis in Hunan Province]
    Q J Li
    Sanitary and Anti Epidemic Station of Hunan Province
    Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 8:134-7. 1990
    ..64% (180,046/3,194,102), and the incidence of advanced filariasis, including elephantiasis and hydrocele was 3.29%. The number of filariasis patients in the whole province was estimated to be 1...
  21. ncbi Bancroftian filariasis in Kwale District of Kenya. III. Quantification of the IgE response in selected individuals from an endemic community
    B B Estambale
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 89:287-95. 1995
    ..categories, based on the presence/absence of microfilaraemia, the presence/absence of acute or chronic (hydrocele or elephantiasis) clinical manifestations, and age...
  22. ncbi Lymphatic filariasis in the Karonga district of northern Malawi: a prevalence survey
    B M M Ngwira
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 96:137-44. 2002
    ..7%) were identified as cases of hydrocele. Lymphoedema was found in seven (1.0%) of these adult males and in 29 (3...
  23. ncbi Pathogenesis of filarial hydrocele: risk associated with intrascrotal nodules caused by death of adult Wuchereria bancrofti
    Joaquim Noroes
    Servico de Urologia, Departamento de Cirurgia, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 97:561-6. 2003
    Although testicular hydrocele is the most common clinical manifestation of bancroftian filariasis, its pathogenesis is poorly understood, as is its relationship to inflammatory scrotal nodules following death of adult Wuchereria ..
  24. doi Polyorchidism: a three-case report and review of the literature
    M Savas
    Department of Urology, Harran University, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Andrologia 42:57-61. 2010
    ..The majority of reported cases are asymptomatic patients, others present with cryptorchidism, hydrocele, varicocele, epididymitis, infertility, testicular malignancy and testicular torsion...
  25. doi Filariasis: new drugs and new opportunities for lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis
    Achim Hoerauf
    Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 21:673-81. 2008
    ..This review details the recent indications for this new treatment, focussing on regimes for individual drug administration...
  26. ncbi Status of lymphatic filariasis in Lucknow District, Uttar Pradesh
    Sukhvir Singh
    Dept of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Communicable Diseases, 22 Shamnath Marg, Delhi 110054
    J Commun Dis 41:39-44. 2009
    ..7%. In all, 175 individuals had disease manifestations of LF. Out of 108 males, 81 had hydrocele(75%). Disease rate was similar in males (4.7%) and females (4.8%). The mean mf density was 9...
  27. ncbi Urban lymphatic filariasis in central Nigeria
    A Terranella
    Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 100:163-72. 2006
    ..Over a 1-month period, selected providers in these clinics sought hydrocele, lymphoedema, elephantiasis, or acute adenolymphangitis among the patients seeking treatment...
  28. ncbi Role of Doppler ultrasonography in the triage of acute scrotum in the emergency department
    Yael Yagil
    Department of Medical Imaging, Rambam Health Care Campus, PO Box 9602, Ha Aliya St 8, 31096 Haifa, Israel
    J Ultrasound Med 29:11-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the triage role of scrotal Doppler ultrasonography (DUS) as the primary preoperative diagnostic tool in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with acute scrotum...
  29. doi Ectopic adrenal cortex tissue: an incidental finding during inguinoscrotal operations in pediatric patients
    Sabeur Ketata
    Department of Urology, CHU Habib Bourguiba, Sfax, Tunisia
    Urol Int 81:316-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the occurrence of ectopic remnants of adrenal cortex tissue encountered in pediatric patients who underwent groin surgical explorations...
  30. doi Results and complications of adolescent varicocele repair with intraoperative sodium morrhuate sclerotherapy
    Brett Lebed
    Department of Urology, Temple University Children s Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Urol 180:1837-41. 2008
    ..We report our experience with 3 varicocele ligation procedures in concordance with sclerotherapy in adolescent patients...
  31. ncbi Cryptorchidism, open processus vaginalis, and associated hernia: laparoscopic approach to the internal inguinal ring
    C Radmayr
    Department of Urology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Eur Urol 36:631-4. 1999
    ..An associated inguinal hernia due to an open processus vaginalis is reported in 26% of cryptorchidism cases. Simultaneous laparoscopic orchidopexy and herniorrhaphy are therefore the next logical step...
  32. ncbi Rapid assessment for lymphatic filariasis in central Nigeria: a comparison of the immunochromatographic card test and hydrocele rates in an area of high endemicity
    Abel Eigege
    The Carter Center, Jos, Nigeria
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:643-6. 2003
    ..Our study was conducted to determine if village-based hydrocele surveys could be used to supplement the ICT surveys in the mapping activities...
  33. ncbi Bancroftian filariasis: analysis of infection and disease in five endemic communities of north-eastern Tanzania
    D W Meyrowitsch
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 89:653-63. 1995
    ..b>Hydrocele was the most common clinical manifestation (with a prevalence of 30.2%-40...
  34. doi Seminoma of testis masquerading as orchitis in an adult with paraplegia: proposed measures to avoid delay in diagnosing testicular tumours in spinal cord injury patients
    Subramanian Vaidyanathan
    Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, District General Hospital, Southport, PR8 6PN, UK
    ScientificWorldJournal 8:149-56. 2008
    ..Ultrasound examination of the testis 4 weeks later showed a moderate hydrocele, enlargement and altered echogenicity of both the epididymis and testis, and features of mass-like lesions ..
  35. ncbi Safety and efficacy of intratesticular injection of vital dyes for lymphatic preservation during varicocelectomy
    John H Makari
    Division of Urology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Urol 178:1026-30; discussion 1030. 2007
    The most common complications of varicocelectomy include failure and hydrocele formation. Various surgical approaches have been used to minimize complications and guarantee durable results...
  36. ncbi A 16-year follow-up study on bancroftian filariasis in three communities of north-eastern Tanzania
    D W Meyrowitsch
    Danish Bilharziasis Laboratory, Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 89:665-75. 1995
    ..observed in any of the three villages, with respect to total or age-specific prevalences of microfilaraemia, hydrocele in males aged > or = 20 years or leg elephantiasis in all subjects aged > or = 20 years, when the results ..
  37. pmc The global programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis: health impact after 8 years
    Eric A Ottesen
    Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center, Task Force for Child Survival and Development, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e317. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi Laparoscopic liver biopsy using cup-shaped punch biopsy forceps and argon beam coagulator in children
    Tadao Okada
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:947-51. 2007
    ..There were also no death cases, and only one complication (hydrocele testis) was recorded...
  39. pmc Maternal exposure to a brominated flame retardant and genitourinary conditions in male offspring
    Chanley M Small
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1175-9. 2009
    ..Polybrominated biphenyl (PBB), a brominated flame retardant, is one such suspected endocrine disruptor...
  40. ncbi Plasma vascular endothelial growth Factor-A (VEGF-A) and VEGF-A gene polymorphism are associated with hydrocele development in lymphatic filariasis
    Alexander Yaw Debrah
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:601-8. 2007
    b>Hydrocele is a build-up of fluid in the scrotal regions of a proportion of men infected with the filarial nematode Wuchereria bancrofti...
  41. ncbi Reduction in levels of plasma vascular endothelial growth factor-A and improvement in hydrocele patients by targeting endosymbiotic Wolbachia sp. in Wuchereria bancrofti with doxycycline
    Alexander Y Debrah
    Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 80:956-63. 2009
    The treatment for hydrocele is expensive, invasive surgery-hydrocelectomy. A drug that could prevent or improve this condition could replace or supplement hydrocelectomy...
  42. ncbi [The acute scrotum]
    R H Ringert
    Klinik für Urologie der Georg August Universität Göttingen
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 92:343-8. 1998
    ..spermatic cord torsion, torsion of testicular appendages, epididymitis, orchitis, incarcerated scrotal hernia, hydrocele, varicocele, trauma, tumor and testicular pain in vasculitis syndromes such as Schoenlein-Hennoch purpura...
  43. ncbi The relationship between infection and disease in Wuchereria bancrofti infection in Ghana
    J O Gyapong
    Health Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Accra, Ghana
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 92:390-2. 1998
    ..a negative association between infection status and lymphoedema/elephantiasis, but a positive association with hydrocele; however, the intensity of infection was negatively associated with both elephantiasis and hydrocele...
  44. ncbi [Cystic lymphangioma of the spermatic cord in old man: a case report and review of the literature]
    Du jian Li
    Department of Urology, Branch of No 1 People s Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200081, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 13:815-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the clinical and pathological features, diagnosis and treatment of cystic lymphangioma of the spermatic cord...
  45. ncbi Incidence and management of hydrocele following varicocele surgery in children
    Ciro Esposito
    Pediatric Surgery Units, Magna Graecia University, Catanzaro, Italy
    J Urol 171:1271-3. 2004
    b>Hydrocele seems to be the most frequent complication in children who undergo surgery for varicocele and the issue of the optimal management of hydrocele remains controversial...
  46. ncbi Community's knowledge and perceptions about filarial elephantiasis and hydrocele in coastal Orissa, India
    K Rath
    Division of Epidemiology, Regional Medical Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Bhubaneswar 751 023, India
    Asia Pac J Public Health 19:28-33. 2007
    ..assesses people's knowledge and perceptions on transmission, prevention and eradication of elephantiasis and hydrocele, common manifestations of chronic lymphatic filariasis (LF)...
  47. ncbi Management of chronic testalgia by microsurgical testicular denervation
    Axel Heidenreich
    Klinik für Urologie and Kinderurologie, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Baldingerstrasse, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Eur Urol 41:392-7. 2002
    ..Success rates of conservative and surgical measures including epididymectomy and orchiectomy rarely exceed 55-73% and 10-40%, respectively. We report our experience on microsurgical testicular denervation as therapeutic option in CTP...
  48. ncbi Total calcium content of sacs associated with inguinal hernia, hydrocele or undescended testis reflects differences dictated by programmed cell death
    F Cahit Tanyel
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Children s Hospital, TR 06100 Ankara, Turkey
    Urol Int 70:211-5. 2003
    Inguinal hernia and hydrocele are suggested to result from the persistence of smooth muscle (SM) which should undergo programmed cell death (PCD) after presenting transiently to propel the testis...
  49. ncbi Scrotal calculi
    Hakan Artas
    Department of Radiology, Elazig Training and Research Hospital, Elazig, Turkey
    J Ultrasound Med 26:1775-9. 2007
    ..The aim of our series was to examine the etiopathogenesis of scrotal calculi, which were detected incidentally in various age groups, with reference to the medical literature...
  50. ncbi Hidradenitis suppurativa: a disease with male predominance in Tunisia
    Amel Mebazaa
    Dermatology Department, La Rabta Hospital, rue jabbari 1007, Tunis
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Panonica Adriat 18:165-72. 2009
    ..The diagnosis is primarily clinical, based on the presence of both sinus tracts and abscesses with a characteristic distribution...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of extracellular matrix protein composition in sacs associated with undescended testis, hydrocele, inguinal hernia, and peritoneum
    Pelin Oguzkurt
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Urology 70:346-50. 2007
    ....
  52. doi Prevalence and pathology of camel filariasis in Iran
    A Oryan
    Department of Pathology, Veterinary School, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
    Parasitol Res 103:1125-31. 2008
    ..macrophages and fibroblasts, parenchymal degeneration, and necrosis and, in some cases, with hematoma and hydrocele formation...
  53. pmc Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck: value of radiological diagnosis
    Ranjeet Jagdale
    Department of Radiology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India
    J Radiol Case Rep 6:18-22. 2012
    b>Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck (cyst of the canal of Nuck) is the female homologue of hydrocele of the spermatic cord in males and is a rarely encountered entity, mostly diagnosed on the operating table at the time of suspected inguinal ..
  54. doi Morvan syndrome: after scrotal sac drainage and chemical instillation in hydrocele
    Sanjay Sharma
    Department of Neurology, Ramkrishna Care Hospital, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
    Neurol India 61:300-2. 2013
    ..the occurrence of Morvan syndrome (MoS) after scrotal tap and injection of sclerosing agent for the treatment of hydrocele in 5 male. The mean age was 43...
  55. ncbi Autonomic nervous system appears to play a role in obliteration of processus vaginalis
    F C Tanyel
    The Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, 06100, Ankara, Turkey
    Hernia 8:149-54. 2004
    ..Sacs from hernia, hydrocele, or undescended testis reveal alterations in Ca(2+) contents...
  56. ncbi Inguinal approach in adult hydrocele surgery: preliminary randomized study
    Kadir Ceylan
    Department of Urology, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey
    Adv Ther 23:159-62. 2006
    This prospective study compared the effects of scrotal and inguinal approaches in hydrocele repair...
  57. ncbi Female hydrocele of the canal of Nuck: a case report
    Frederic De Meulder
    Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10 B 2650, Edegem Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Pediatr 165:193-4. 2006
    ..When the processus vaginalis fails to close, it can result in a hernia or hydrocele, both in women and men. Female hydrocele of the canal of Nuck is uncommon...
  58. pmc Epididymal anomalies associated with patent processus vaginalis in hydrocele and cryptorchidism
    Chang Hee Han
    Department of Urology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 17:660-2. 2002
    The epididymal anomalies and patent processus vaginalis are frequently seen in patients with cryptorchidism or hydrocele. We performed a prospective study on the relationship between the epididymal anomalies and the patency of the ..
  59. ncbi Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck
    Prosanta Kumar Bhattacharjee
    Department of Surgery, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
    J Indian Med Assoc 104:150-1. 2006
    b>Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck is an uncomon and infrequently reported finding in women. A 24-year-old female presented with a painless left groin swelling which was soft, cystic, non-tender with 7.5 cm x 5 cm in measurement...
  60. doi Hernias and hydroceles
    Lane S Palmer
    Departments of Urology and Pediatrics, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, and Department of Pediatric Urology, Cohen Children s Medical Center of New York, Long Island, NY
    Pediatr Rev 34:457-64; quiz 464. 2013
    ..The inguinal hernia, communicating hydrocele, hydrocele of the spermatic cord, and scrotal hydrocele should be differentiated based on a history and physical ..
  61. doi Hydrocele on the web: an evaluation of Internet-based information
    Gregory J Nason
    Department of Paediatric Surgery and Urology, Our Lady s Children s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland
    Scand J Urol 47:152-7. 2013
    To evaluate the quality of health-based information available to patients and their parents on the Internet regarding hydrocele, a common paediatric condition, an Internet search was performed and a questionnaire distributed.
  62. ncbi Urological complications following inguinal hernioplasty
    Gaetano Gulino
    Clinica Urologica, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 84:105-10. 2012
    ..damage, immediate postoperative complications as ischaemic orchitis, urinary retention, urinary tract infection, hydrocele or scrotal haematoma and bacterial orchitis, or long-term complications as chronic orchialgia, testis atrophy, ..
  63. doi Blue patent lymphography prevents hydrocele after laparoscopic varicocelectomy: 10 years of experience
    Salvatore Fabio Chiarenza
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Saint Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:930-3. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the impact of lymphatic preservation on hydrocele formation and the success of varicocelectomy.
  64. doi Microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy in children, adolescents, and adults: surgical anatomy and anatomically justified technique
    Petros Mirilas
    Centers for Surgical Anatomy and Technique, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Androl 33:338-49. 2012
    Microsurgical varicocelectomy has become the gold standard in adults because of low recurrence and postoperative hydrocele rates; it is increasingly applied in children and adolescents...
  65. pmc Fournier's gangrene developing secondary to infected hydrocele: A unique clinical scenario
    Umran Sarwar
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Salisbury District Hospital, Odstock Road, Salisbury SP2 8BJ, United Kingdom
    Urol Ann 4:131-4. 2012
    We report the first case of Fournier's gangrene (FG) developing secondary to an infected hydrocele worldwide. We present a case report with a brief overview of the literature relating to FG and its aetiology, diagnosis and management...
  66. ncbi Immunocytochemical localization of antigens recognized by human antisera in infective larvae of Wuchereria bancrofti
    Lânia F Silva
    Departamento de Patologia e Biologia Celular, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhaes, FIOCRUZ, Av Moraes Rego s n, Recife CEP 50670 420, Brazil
    J Parasitol 89:501-6. 2003
    ..microfilaremic with different microfilaria (mf) densities (1-100, 101-500, and >1,000 mf/ml); (2) chronic with hydrocele or lymphedema; and (3) with no evidence of microfilaremia or clinical filariasis but residing in an endemic area...
  67. pmc Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis: a malignancy associated with recurrent epididymitis?
    Ching Heng Yen
    Division of Urological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Song Shan Armed Forces General Hospital, NO, 131, Jiankang RD, SongShan Dist, Taipei City, 105, Taiwan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:238. 2012
    A 53-year-old Taiwanese male had several episodes of left epididymitis with hydrocele refractory to antibiotic treatment...
  68. doi Abdominoscrotal hydrocele in infancy with incorporated epididymal tissue
    James Park
    Department of Urology, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
    J Pediatr Urol 6:198-200. 2010
    Abdominoscrotal hydrocele is a rare condition where a large hydrocele is connected to a preperitoneal space through the inguinal canal...
  69. doi Mini-scar inguinal herniotomy in selected children: comparative analysis of safety, effectiveness, and parents' satisfaction
    Ayman Al-Jazaeri
    Department of Surgey, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:97-101. 2012
    ..A comparative analysis of safety, efficacy, and parental attitudes between mini-scar inguinal herniotomy (MSIH) and COIH was performed...
  70. ncbi Ondansetron use during pregnancy: a case series
    E Ferreira
    Pharmacy Department, CHU Sainte Justine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 19:e1-e10. 2012
    ..intrauterine growth retardation [IUGR] for each twin and a in a single pregnancy, a transient tachypnea, a mild hydrocele, and an extrarenal pelvis)...
  71. doi Meconium periorchitis: intrauterine diagnosis and neonatal outcome: case reports and review of the literature
    R H Regev
    Neonatal Department, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba 44821, Israel
    J Perinatol 29:585-7. 2009
    ..correctly during fetal life and the ultrasonographic diagnoses reported vary from no diagnosis to hematoma or hydrocele. It is usually diagnosed clinically during the first year of life when a scrotal mass is an incidental finding...
  72. ncbi Wuchereria bancrofti in Kwale District, Coastal Kenya: patterns of focal distribution of infection, clinical manifestations and anti-filarial IgG responsiveness
    C N Wamae
    Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
    Parasitology 116:173-82. 1998
    ..9% than in Mvumoni, 20.5% (P < 0.001). Hydrocele, funiculitis, lymphangitis and lymphadenitis were also significantly more common in Kilore than in Mvumoni...
  73. ncbi [Results of the percutaneous retrograde embolization as the first choice in the treatment of varicocele]
    J Gonzálvez Piñera
    Servicio de Cirugia Pediatrica, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Albacete, Albacete
    Cir Pediatr 22:128-33. 2009
    ..No child presented hydrocele after radiological procedures. Embolisation was accomplished succesfully at the first attempt in 35 (68...
  74. doi Smooth muscle cell differentiation in the processus vaginalis of children with hernia or hydrocele
    V K Mouravas
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, General Hospital Papageorgiou, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hernia 14:187-91. 2010
    Incomplete obliteration of the processus vaginalis (PV) in children with inguinal hernia or hydrocele has recently been proposed to relate to smooth muscle cell (SMC) persistence...
  75. ncbi [Tridimensional ultrasonography. First clinical experience with dedicated devices and review of the literature]
    F Cesarani
    Dipartimento di Discipline Medico Chiruriche, Universita degli Studi, Torino
    Radiol Med 97:256-64. 1999
    ..We report our preliminary clinical experience with three-dimensional ultrasound (3D US) in abdominal and small parts imaging, comparing the yield of 3D versus 2D US and through a literature review...
  76. pmc Effect of hydrocele on appendix testis in children
    Tamás Józsa
    Department of Pediatrics, Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen, Debrecen 4032, Hungary
    Asian J Androl 11:741-5. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of an elevated hydrostatic pressure of hydrocele on the structural integrity and steroid receptor expression pattern of the appendix testis in children...
  77. doi Lymphatic sparing microscopic retroperitoneal varicocelectomy: a preliminary experience
    Jean Wong
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    J Urol 182:2460-3. 2009
    ..By sparing lymphatics we attempted to reduce the hydrocele rate to levels achieved with microscopic inguinal and subinguinal surgery.
  78. ncbi Communicating hematocele in children following splenic rupture: diagnosis and management
    A R Shirvani
    Department of Urology, Ochsner Clinic and Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation and the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Urology 55:590. 2000
    ..within the tunica vaginalis may infrequently accompany blunt abdominal injury in the presence of a communicating hydrocele. Optimal management involves early recognition and treatment of the abdominal source of bleeding...
  79. ncbi [Scrotal hematoma associated with idiopathic thrombocytosis: a case report]
    Masahiro Fujita
    The Department of Urology, Osaka Police Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 55:433-6. 2009
    ..left scrotal mass that had been increasing in size; the mass had developed after the puncture of left testicular hydrocele. The patient was diagnosed with acute scrotal hematoma on the basis of ultrasonography findings...
  80. doi Abdominoscrotal hydrocele in a 9-month old infant
    E Blevrakis
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University General Hospital of Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Hernia 15:201-3. 2011
    Abdominoscrotal hydrocele represents an uncommon condition, especially in childhood, resulting from the communication of a large scrotal hydrocele with the abdominal cavity through the inguinal canal...
  81. ncbi Filariasis and its control in Fujian, China
    J Y Liu
    Fujian Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Fuzhou, China
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 22:147-54. 1991
    ..Involvement of the extremities was not uncommon in malayan filariasis. In contrast, hydrocele was often present in bancroftian filariasis, in which limb impairment did not appear so frequently as in the ..
  82. pmc Encysted hydrocele of cord in an adult misdiagnosed as irreducible hernia: a case report
    Imtiaz Wani
    Department of Surgery, S M H S Hospital SKIMS Srinagar
    Oman Med J 24:218-9. 2009
    A number of pathologies can present as groin swellings in adults.Among these, encysted hydrocele of the cord presenting as swelling in an adult is a rare...
  83. pmc Filarial lymphatic pathology reflects augmented toll-like receptor-mediated, mitogen-activated protein kinase-mediated proinflammatory cytokine production
    Subash Babu
    International Center for Excellence in Research, National Institutes of Health, Chennai, India
    Infect Immun 79:4600-8. 2011
    Lymphatic filariasis can be associated with the development of serious pathology in the form of lymphedema, hydrocele, and elephantiasis in a subset of infected patients...
  84. pmc Giant unilateral hydrocele "en-bisac" with right hydronephrosis in an adult: A rare entity
    Dharamveer Singh
    Department of Urology, C S M Medical University Upgraded King George s Medical College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    Indian J Urol 27:142-3. 2011
    Abdominoscrotal hydrocele consists of two large sacs; the abdominal and scrotal, both are connected via the inguinal canal. The diagnosis is made by clinical examination and can be confirmed with ultrasound scan...
  85. doi Using methylene blue for perioperative localization of the hydrocele sac in boys
    O A Sowande
    Paediatric Surgery Unit, Obafemi Awolowo University Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
    Ann Afr Med 10:38-40. 2011
    ..Although a simple technique, identification of the processus vaginalis can be difficult even for the experienced surgeon...
  86. ncbi Ultrasonographic evaluation of contralateral exploration of patent processus vaginalis in unilateral inguinal hernia
    S M Hasanuzzaman
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
    Mymensingh Med J 20:192-6. 2011
    ..5 MHZ transducer. If a CPPV was visible as a hydrocele (inflow of peritoneal fluid) in to a processus vaginalis on straining, then US scanning was performed while the ..
  87. ncbi Lymphatic filariasis in children: age dependent prevalence in an area of India endemic for Wuchereria bancrofti infection
    N N Mandal
    Regional Medical Research Centre ICMR, Bhubaneswar 751023, Orissa, India
    Trop Biomed 27:41-6. 2010
    ..The prevalence of asymptomatic microfilaraemic carriers (AS), acute disease (AC), hydrocele (Hyd) cases and cryptic infection (CFA +ve) were 9.9%, 14.6%, 3.8% and 17.1% respectively...
  88. ncbi Primary lymphoma of the testis in remission for more than ten years: a case report
    T M Balogun
    Department of Haematology, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, P M B 21105, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria taiwo
    West Afr J Med 28:388-90. 2009
    ..Primary testicular lymphoma is a unique, rare and aggressive extra nodal non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (NHL). It is the most common testicular tumour in males between 60 and 80 years old..
  89. ncbi Day care surgery in a metropolitan government hospital setting--Indian scenario
    Natarajan Dorairajan
    Department of General Surgery, Madras Medical College and Government General Hospital, Chennai, 600003 Tamilnadu, India
    Int Surg 95:21-6. 2010
    ..The total number of patients studied was 327. Surgeries for hernia, hydrocele, fibroadenoma, fissure in ano, and phimosis were included...
  90. doi Lymphoma of the testis as primary location: tumour review
    Georgios Koukourakis
    Saint Savvas Anticancer Institute of Athens, Athens Greece
    Clin Transl Oncol 12:321-5. 2010
    ..the most common sign is a unilateral painless scrotal swelling, sometimes with sharp scrotal pain or hydrocele. In patients with advanced stage, the systematic B symptoms are present in 25-41% of all cases...
  91. doi Strategy for treating simple testicular cyst in adults
    Yujiang Fang
    University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Mens Health 5:193-7. 2011
    ..The first patient was hospitalized with a presumptive diagnosis of left hydrocele, and the second patient was hospitalized with left simple testicular cyst...
  92. doi Urinary and serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 as a biomarker in ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children
    Abdol Mohammad Kajbafzadeh
    Pediatric Urology Research Center, Department of Urology, Pediatric Center of Excellence, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Urol 183:2353-60. 2010
    ..We evaluated the predictive role of serum and urinary carbohydrate antigen 19-9 in the diagnosis and followup of pediatric ureteropelvic junction obstruction...
  93. doi Ultrastructural analysis of Wuchereria bancrofti (Nematoda: Filarioidea) body wall
    A Oliveira-Menezes
    Laboratório de Biologia de Helmintos Otto Wucherer, Instituto de Biofisica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Ciencias da Saude, Bloco G, Ilha do Fundao, 21941 902 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Micron 41:526-31. 2010
    ..W. bancrofti adult worms were recovered from untreated patients during hydrocele repair surgery and studied by transmission electron microscopy...
  94. ncbi [Adenocarcinoma of the rete testis. A case report]
    Jun Hagiuda
    Department of Urology, Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 101:749-53. 2010
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a left hydrocele with central necrosis of the testis...
  95. ncbi [Results of microsurgical varicocelectomy in the adolescent]
    Nobuyuki Kondoh
    Department of Urology, Hyogo College of Medicine
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 100:519-24. 2009
    ..varicocelectomy procedures are known to have high rates of success and minimal incidence of postoperative hydrocele occurrences in adults...
  96. ncbi An unusual presentation of neonatal adrenal hemorrhage
    J M D O'Neill
    Radiology Department, St Joseph s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Eur J Ultrasound 16:261-4. 2003
    ..within 1 h of birth with right side scrotal swelling and a dusky skin discoloration thought clinically to be a hydrocele or testicular torsion...
  97. ncbi Study on the incidence of testicular and epididymal appendages in patients with cryptorchidism
    Luciano A Favorito
    Urogenital Research Unit, State University of Rio de Janeiro, UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 30:49-52. 2004
    ..To study the incidence of testicular and epididymal appendages in patients with cryptorchidism...
  98. ncbi Bilateral varicocele: single transscrotal approach for Tauber antegrade sclerotherapy
    Guglielmo Mazzoni
    Pediatric Surgery Operative Unit, S Camillo Forlanini Hospital, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 75:21-4. 2003
    ..To describe the results of a new simple technique of single transscrotal approach for Tauber antegrade sclerotherapy in bilateral varicocele...
  99. ncbi Subinguinal microsurgical ligation--its effectiveness in pediatric and adolescent varicocele
    M Silveri
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesu, Rome, Italy
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 37:53-4. 2003
    ..We performed this procedure in prepubertal and pubertal patients in order to verify its feasibility and effectiveness in a younger population...
  100. ncbi Idiopathic infected hydrocele in a toddler: a case report with review
    Jayesh Sagar
    Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:2396-8. 2006
    Idiopathic infected hydrocele in infants is a rare, but well-documented, entity in English literature; however, occurrence of such a condition in a toddler is not yet documented...
  101. ncbi Dye-assisted lymph vessels sparing laparoscopic varicocelectomy
    Andrzej Golebiewski
    Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdansk, Poland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:360-3. 2007
    b>Hydrocele, the main complication of laparoscopic varicocelectomy, is thought to result from a disruption of gonadal lymphatics...

Research Grants2

  1. The Role of Hormone Polymorphisms in Menstrual Function and Fertility
    CHANLEY SMALL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed pilot study is an efficient use of existing data and biological specimens to explore these relationships among a subset of important genes in reproductive function. ..