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 [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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  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 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)...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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
    ....
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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)...
  13. 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)...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. 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 ..
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi 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...
  28. ncbi 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 ..
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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 ..
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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)...
  41. 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...
  42. ncbi Hidradenitis suppurativa: a disease with male predominance in Tunisia
    Amel Mebazaa
    Dermatology Department, La Rabta Hospital, rue jabbari 1007, Tunis
    Acta Dermatovenerol Alp Pannonica Adriat 18:165-72. 2009
    ..The diagnosis is primarily clinical, based on the presence of both sinus tracts and abscesses with a characteristic distribution...
  43. 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...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. ncbi 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...
  46. pmc Giant hydrocele--an epitome of neglect
    Emmanuel E Akpo
    Surgery Department, Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Nigeria
    Afr Health Sci 5:343-4. 2005
    b>Hydrocele [Greek: water--sac] is abnormal fluid collection within the tunica vaginalis of the scrotum or a patent tunica vaginalis. It is a relatively common condition in surgical practice...
  47. ncbi Immunology of lymphatic filariasis
    S Babu
    NIAID NIRT ICER, Chennai, India
    Parasite Immunol 36:338-46. 2014
    ..T-cell responses clearly play a role in mediating pathological manifestations of LF, including lymphedema, hydrocele and elephantiasis...
  48. ncbi [Urethroplasty with tunica vaginalis flap for treating hypospadias with hydrocele: a report of 9 cases]
    Hai Qiu Liao
    Department of Urology, 2nd Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 14:152-4. 2008
    To explore the treatment of hypospadias with hydrocele.
  49. ncbi The excisional, plication and internal drainage techniques: a comparison of the results for idiopathic hydrocele
    J H Ku
    Department of Urology, Military Manpower Administration, Taejon, Korea
    BJU Int 87:82-4. 2001
    To assess the results of the excision, plication and internal drainage techniques for hydrocele repair.
  50. ncbi Sparganosis presenting as spermatic cord hydrocele in six-year-old boy
    Dong hoon Lim
    Department of Urology, Chosun University College of Medicine and Hospital, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
    Urology 70:1223.e1-2. 2007
    ..However, no previous cases have been reported of it presenting as a spermatic cord hydrocele. We present a case of sparganosis with spermatic cord hydrocele in a 6-year-old boy.
  51. ncbi [Surgical treatment of hydrocele--modern aspects]
    N Al-Khalil
    Khirurgiia (Sofiia) 60:11-2. 2004
    Basically no one has ever introduced into practice any better procedure in cases of hydrocele than those of Winkelmann and Bergman...
  52. ncbi [Treatment of adult hydrocele]
    E Tariel
    Service d Urologie, Hopital Saint Louis, Universite Paris VII, 1, avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris, France
    Ann Urol (Paris) 38:180-5. 2004
    Surgery is the gold standard of hydrocele treatment; it is indicated in case of functional disorders. The two principal techniques are Lord's plication procedure, and excision...
  53. ncbi Peno-scrotal limphedema with giant hydrocele--surgical treatment particularities
    Dan Mischianu
    Dr Carol Davila Clinical Military Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Department of Urology, 134 Calea Plevnei, Bucharest, Romania
    J Med Life 2:72-5. 2009
    ..The necessity for complex and multidisciplinary approach of "border" surgical pathology has unanimously been agreed upon for such a long period of time, its advantages becoming even more obvious in rare, particular cases...
  54. ncbi Laparoscopic excision of abdominoscrotal hydrocele
    Nordeen Bouhadiba
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sheffield Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:701-3. 2007
    Abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) is reported with increasing frequency and is recognized to be responsible for complications not only related to the pressure effect on the contiguous structures, but a wide a variety of conditions, ..
  55. ncbi [Early surgical therapy for idiopathic varicocele]
    G Bolla
    Servizio di Chirurgia Pediatrica O C Dolo, VE
    Pediatr Med Chir 29:340-2. 2007
    ..We did not find recurrences of varicocele. Four boys showed postoperative hydrocele; no one required surgical treatment...
  56. pmc A case of hydrocele stone with its composition analysis
    Masayoshi Zaitsu
    Department of Urology, Kanto Rosai Hospital, 1 1 Kizukisumiyoshi cho, Nakahara ku, Kawasaki 211 8510, Japan
    Case Report Med 2010:586204. 2010
    b>Hydrocele stones are freely mobile calcified bodies lying between the tunica vaginalis layers, and they are relatively rare...
  57. ncbi New minimally access hydrocelectomy
    Aly Saber
    Port Fouad General Hospital, Port Fouad, Egypt
    Urology 77:487-90. 2011
    ..Although controversy exists regarding the treatment of hydrocele, hydrocelectomy remains the treatment of choice for hydroceles...
  58. ncbi 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...
  59. ncbi Epididymal-testicular fusion anomalies in cryptorchidism are associated with proximal location of the undescended testis and with a widely patent processus vaginalis
    Salvatore Caterino
    Surgical and Medical Department of Translational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Andrological and Gynecological Surgery Unit, Bambino Gesu Pediatric Hospital Research Institute, Rome, Italy
    J Anat 225:473-8. 2014
    ..fusion anomalies and persistence of a patent processus vaginalis in a small case-series of cryptorchid and/or hydrocele patients...
  60. ncbi The differences in testicular volumes in boys 8-36 months old with undescended, retractile and hydrocele testis--usefulness of scrotal screening ultrasound
    G Jedrzejewski
    Department of Pediatric Radiology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
    Early Hum Dev 88:185-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was quantitative and qualitative assessments of scrotal abnormalities diagnosed in boys 8 to 36 months old during ultrasound screening and estimation if these abnormalities influence testes volume...
  61. ncbi [Open surgery, laparoscopic Palomo varicocelectomy and embolization in children with varicocele]
    O Gómez Beltran
    Unidad de Gestión Clínica de Ciruglá Pediátrica, Hospital Universitario Reina Sofia, Cordoba
    Cir Pediatr 26:9-12. 2013
    ..to prove the outcomes in varicocele treatment during last 10 years in our institution regarding to the recurrence rate and reactive hydrocele in children and adolescents treated with open technique, laparoscopic approach or embolization.
  62. ncbi A simple single-port laparoscopic-assisted technique for completely enclosing inguinal hernia in children
    Yu Tang Chang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Am J Surg 198:e13-6. 2009
    ..technique may fail to entirely enclose the hernia defect and has the potential to lead to higher incidence of hydrocele and hernia recurrence...
  63. 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...
  64. ncbi [Malignant mesotheliomas of the tunica vaginalis testis]
    Hiromoto Tei
    The Department of Urology, Hyogo Prefectural Kakogawa Medical Center
    Hinyokika Kiyo 59:603-6. 2013
    ..There is a thickening of mesothelia of the tunica vaginalis with left sided hydrocele by ultrasonography and computed tomography scan...
  65. pmc Filarial lymphedema is characterized by antigen-specific Th1 and th17 proinflammatory responses and a lack of regulatory T cells
    Subash Babu
    National Institutes of Health International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e420. 2009
    Lymphatic filariasis can be associated with development of serious pathology in the form of lymphedema, hydrocele, and elephantiasis in a subset of infected patients.
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi [Intrascrotal malignant mesothelioma diagnosed after surgery for hydrocele testis: a case report]
    Ryuichi Kato
    The Department of Urology, Muroran City General Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 58:45-8. 2012
    ..of intrascrotal malignant mesothelioma, arising from the tunica vaginalis, which was diagnosed after surgery for hydrocele testis. A 52-year-old man underwent left hydrocelectomy for hydrocele testis...
  68. ncbi Atypical presentation of a vaginal epithelial inclusion cyst
    Costas A Apostolis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:654-7. 2012
    ..Most of these diagnoses are correct, with the rare exception of the occasional urethral diverticulum or hydrocele. In this case report, we discuss the initial diagnosis of a suspected infected Bartholin gland duct cyst that ..
  69. ncbi The infant in the community: the first two months of life
    Siba Prosad Paul
    Great Western Hospital, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Community Pract 85:40-3. 2012
    ..The first few months in an infant's life can be a very anxious period for parents. Minor issues, such as hydrocele and haemangiomas, can worry parents and reassurance is all that is required...
  70. ncbi A new PAX8 mutation causing congenital hypothyroidism in three generations of a family is associated with abnormalities in the urogenital tract
    Ana Carvalho
    1 Department of Pediatrics, Hospital of Divino Espirito Santo, Ponta Delgada, Portugal
    Thyroid 23:1074-8. 2013
    ..Herein, we report a case series and in vitro characterization of the PAX8 gene mutation...
  71. ncbi Ten years of managing the clinical manifestations and disabilities of lymphatic filariasis
    P Brantus
    Neglected Tropical Diseases, Health and Rehabilitation Unit, Handicap International France, 14 avenue Berthelot, 69361 Lyon cedex 07, France
    Ann Trop Med Parasitol 103:S5-10. 2009
    ..i.e. hydrocele, lymphoedema and/or 'acute attacks')...
  72. 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
    ....
  73. ncbi Scrotal hematoma as a sign of adrenal hemorrhage in newborns
    Renata Gonçalves
    Neonatal Medicine Division, Department of Pediatrics, Dona Helena Hospital, Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 129:113-5. 2011
    ..can arise from a number of diseases, including torsion of the testes, orchitis, scrotal or testicular edema, hydrocele, inguinal hernia, meconium peritonitis, hematocele, testicular tumor and traumatic hematoma...
  74. ncbi Structural analysis of testicular appendices in patients with cryptorchidism
    Guilherme D Tostes
    Urogenital Research Unit, Rio de Janeiro State University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 39:240-7. 2013
    ..Report the incidence and structure of testicular appendices (TAs) in patients with cryptorchidism, comparing their incidence with epididymal anomalies (EA) and patency of the vaginal process (PVP) and analyzes the structure of TAs...
  75. ncbi [Varicocele in the adolescent. What is the best surgical option?]
    José M Escala
    Unidad de Urología Infantil, Hospital de Niños Exequiel González Cortés, Santiago, Chile
    Arch Esp Urol 61:691-4. 2008
    ..To compare three different surgical approaches for the performance of varicocelectomy in the pediatric population, analyzing their effectiveness and secondary complications...
  76. ncbi Hydrocele of the spermatic cord in infants and children: its particular characteristics
    Yu Tang Chang
    Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, the Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Urology 76:82-6. 2010
    The hydrocele of the spermatic cord (cord hydrocele) typically presents as a translucent swelling in the inguinal canal or upper scrotum, located above the testis. We report a case series and point out its distinctive characteristics.
  77. ncbi The long-term efficacy of hydrocele treatment with aspiration and sclerotherapy with polidocanol compared to placebo: a prospective, double-blind, randomized study
    L Lund
    Department of Urology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark Viborg Hospital, Viborg, Denmark Electronic address
    J Urol 191:1347-50. 2014
    We evaluate whether aspiration and sclerosing of hydrocele testis is an effective treatment.
  78. ncbi A novel VEGFR3 mutation causes Milroy disease
    Matthew G Butler
    Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0618, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 143:1212-7. 2007
    ..lymphedema, affected family members had other clinical manifestations associated with Milroy disease including hydrocele, ski jump toenails, large caliber veins, and subcutaneous thickening...
  79. ncbi Lymphography prior to laparoscopic Palomo varicocelectomy to prevent postoperative hydrocele
    Salvatore F Chiarenza
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Saint Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:394-6. 2006
    ..to identify and perioperatively preserve the ligature of the lymphatic vessels to reduce the incidence of postoperative testicular hydrocele in patients undergoing laparoscopic Palomo varicocelectomy for adolescent varicocele.
  80. ncbi Abdominal polyorchidism: a case report and review of the literature
    Cem Ozden Yeniyol
    SSK Karsiyaka Dispensary, Urology Outpatient Clinic, Izmir, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 36:407-8. 2004
    ..Patients may present with pain or scrotal swelling. Most commonly abnormalities are maldescent (40%), hernia (30%), torsion (15%), hydrocele (9%) and malignancy (6%).
  81. ncbi The ultrasound investigation of scrotal swelling
    M Micallef
    Department of Radiology, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Int J STD AIDS 11:297-302. 2000
    ..The cause of the scrotal swelling was mainly extratesticular (75% of all scrotal swellings), hydrocele being the commonest. Of the intratesticular causes, infection (50.8%) and tumour (20.6%) were the commonest...
  82. ncbi Unbalanced segregation of a complex four-break 5q23-31 insertion in the 5p13 band in a malformed child
    Daniela Giardino
    Laboratorio di Citogenetica, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 12:455-9. 2004
    ..showed hypotonia, microcephaly, cardiac defects, pulmonary hypoplasia and stenosis, bilateral hydronephrosis, hydrocele, testicular hypoplasia and phimosis. Dysmorphisms were also observed...
  83. ncbi [The treatment of inguinofemoral hernias with laparoscopic herniorraphy. Our experience of 1210 transabdominal preperitoneal (TAPP) reconstructions]
    Jozsef Batorfi
    Nagykanizsa Megyei Jogú Város Kórháza, Altalános Sebészeti Osztály
    Magy Seb 58:385-97. 2005
    ..b>Hydrocele, which developed in the remnant of the sac was operated on in 3 (0.25%) patients...
  84. ncbi Cremaster muscles obtained from boys with an undescended testis show significant neurological changes
    F C Tanyel
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    BJU Int 85:116-9. 2000
    To compare cremaster muscles (CMs) obtained from boys with inguinal hernia, hydrocele or an undescended testis and those obtained from girls with inguinal hernia, thus defining the changes associated with each clinical condition.
  85. ncbi Impact of chronic lymphatic filariasis on quantity and quality of productive work among weavers in an endemic village from India
    B V Babu
    Epidemiology Division, Regional Medical Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
    Trop Med Int Health 11:712-7. 2006
    To assess the impact of hydrocele and lymphoedema on the quantity and quality of productive work of weavers.
  86. ncbi Diagnosis of malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis by ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration
    Costanza Bruno
    Department of Radiology, University of Verona, Istituto di Radiologia dell Università, Policlinico G B Rossi, Piazzale L A Scuro 1, 37134 Verona, Italy
    J Clin Ultrasound 30:181-3. 2002
    ..a few cases has the correct diagnosis been obtained preoperatively by cytologic examination of fluid from the hydrocele. We describe a case of mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis that was suspected on sonography because of ..
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi Torsion of a communicating hydrocele in a child
    Koji Shiraishi
    Department of Urology, Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Int J Urol 12:111-2. 2005
    Among the diseases presenting as acute scrotum, torsion of a communicating hydrocele is extremely rare. A 5-year-old boy was referred with discomfort and swelling of the left scrotum...
  89. 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...
  90. ncbi Sonographic appearance of canal of Nuck hydrocele
    Paritosh C Khanna
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, Children s National Medical Center, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA
    Pediatr Radiol 37:603-6. 2007
    ..On sonography, she was thought to have a hydrocele of a patent processus vaginalis, although differentials could not be excluded...
  91. ncbi Malignant mesothelioma of testicular tunica vaginalis
    Kazuhiro Abe
    Department of Urology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Urol 9:602-3. 2002
    ..An 81-year-old Japanese man with left hydrocele was referred for operation...
  92. ncbi Testicular microlithiasis: what does it mean clinically?
    Haitham Dagash
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Sheffield Children s Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    BJU Int 99:157-60. 2007
    ....
  93. ncbi Abdominoscrotal hydrocele--is there a place for conservative management?
    V Upadhyay
    Department of Paediatric Surgery and Radiology, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 16:282-4. 2006
    Abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) is an uncommon entity. It consists of large inguinoscrotal swelling which is dumbbell shaped, and in theory, communicates with its intra-abdominal component...
  94. ncbi Sarco(endo)plasmic reticulum and plasmalemmal Ca(2+)-ATPase activities in cremaster muscles and sacs differ according to the associated inguinal pathology
    N N Ulusu
    Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
    Cell Biochem Funct 25:515-9. 2007
    ..Samples of cremaster muscles and sacs associated with male or female inguinal hernia, hydrocele or undescended testis were obtained from children during operations and activities of SERCA and PMCA were ..
  95. 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...
  96. 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 ..
  97. 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...
  98. ncbi 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...
  99. 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...
  100. 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...
  101. 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...

Research Grants1

  1. The Role of Hormone Polymorphisms in Menstrual Function and Fertility
    CHANLEY SMALL; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..