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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