congenital hydrocele


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Related to congenital hydrocele: congenital hernia, infantile hydrocele

con·gen·i·tal hy·dro·cele

a collection of fluid in the patent processus vaginalis leading from the abdominal cavity to the investing sac of the testis (tunica vaginalis).

congenital hydrocele

A hydrocele present at birth, resulting from failure of closure of the vaginal process.
See also: hydrocele
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Types of Lesion Lesion Primary Vaginal 57 Hydro cele Congenital hydrocele 14 Epididymal cyst 11 Encysted hydrocele 7 of Cord Secondary hydrocele 2 Hemato cele 3 Pyocele 4 Spermatocele 2 Note: Table made from bar graph.

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