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hy·dro·cele

 (hī′drə-sēl′)
n.
A pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a bodily cavity, especially in the scrotal pouch.

[Latin hydrocēlē, from Greek hudrokēlē : hudro-, hydro- + kēlē, tumor; see -cele1.]

hydrocele

(ˈhaɪdrəʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal collection of fluid in any saclike space, esp around the testicles
[C16: from hydro- + -cele]

hy•dro•cele

(ˈhaɪ drəˌsil)

n.
an accumulation of serous fluid, usu. about the testis.
[1590–1600; < Latin < Greek hydrokḗlē. See hydro-1, -cele]

hydrocele

An accumulation of fluid around the testes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrocele - disorder in which serous fluid accumulates in a body sac (especially in the scrotum)
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Translations

hy·dro·cele

n. hidrocele, acumulación de líquido esp. en la túnica vaginal del testículo.

hydrocele

n hidrocele m
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Outpatient visits comprise those individuals with undescended testes, hydroceles, and varicoceles.
Partial/subtotal excision and eversion of sac was done for bigger hydroceles, which accounts for 14% of the cases; excision of epididymal cyst and encysted hydrocele of the cord accounts for 19% of the cases; herniotomy was done in 12% of the cases; incision and drainage in 4% of the cases; evacuation of clot and eversion of sac in 2% of the cases.
Within male factor infertility, 1% had normospermia/absence of any urological abnormality,15% of males were diagnosed with mild to moderate oligospermia, 5% with severe sperm defects like oligospermia, oligo-asthenospermia, azoospermia or aspermia or teratozoospermia and 2% with untreated other urological conditions like unilateral or bilateral varicoceles, hydroceles.
During the follow-up period, no recurrence, hydroceles, metachronous hernia, or testicular atrophy were detected.
A young adult male accompanied by a family member came to the clinic for a post-op check following surgery for bilateral hydroceles.
Bilateral, moderate-sized hydroceles were found incidentally.
Four types of interventions (especially relevant to SA) are needed: competent initial surgical care for injury victims; handling of obstetric complications; timely and competent surgical management of various abdominal and extra-abdominal emergency and life-threatening conditions; and elective care of simple surgical conditions such as hernias, clubfoot, cataract, hydroceles and otitis.
Inguinal hernias are also associated with hydroceles (Smith and Kenny, 2008).
A similar scheme can be applied to the pericardium and hydroceles, and sometimes to the peritoneum, but orientation is frequently difficult in the peritoneum and there is much less tendency to end up with a thick fibrous peritoneum than a thick pleura, pericardium, or hydrocele.
Clinical examination of the scrotum was normal except for small bilateral hydroceles.
In Tanzania, Ottesen, Hooper and, Biswas (2008) reported that people were aware of hydroceles the predominant chronic sign in East Africa though not of filariasis per se, for which there was no local name.
Genital filariasis in India presents commonly as secondary vaginal hydroceles with an associated epididymoorchitis (1).