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(hɪˈmæt əˌsil)

1. hemorrhage into a cavity, as the cavity surrounding the testis.
2. such a cavity.
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Noun1.hematocele - swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement


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A case of chronic scrotal hematocele and review of the literature.
Intraoperatively, there were signs of significant periorchitis with adhesions of the testicle to the scrotal wall and a hematocele.
The differential diagnosis includes pyocele, hematocele, epididymal cyst, epididymal cystic lymphangioma, varicocele, and rhabdomyosarcoma.
Other findings include irregular, poorly defined borders, scrotal wall thickening, and hematocele (Figure 11).