haematocele


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haematocele

(ˈhɛmətəʊˌsiːl; ˈhiː-) or

hematocele

n
(Pathology) pathol a collection of blood in a body cavity, as in the space surrounding the testis; blood cyst
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Noun1.haematocele - 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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Secondary hydrocele, haematocele and pyocele had a more acute presentation since these were often associated with pain and constitutional symptoms which prompted patients to seek medical advice early.
This may explain, in principle, why they are not seen in cases of filaricele, which form the majority of cases in the present investigation, and in chylocele, associated or not with haematocele. The role of the stomata in the chronic hydrocele pathogenesis, whether or not filarial, filaricele, and chylocele, remains a challenging task.
You could have an haematocele - a blood clot caused by the blow to your tackle that your body can't re-absorb the blood.
The scrotum is liable to traumatic injury due to their hanging down position and mobility leading on to haematocele.
You could have an haematocele - a clot caused when your body can't re-absorb the blood.