haematocele


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haematocele

he·ma·to·cele

(hē'mă-tō-sēl)
1. Synonym(s): hemorrhagic cyst, haematocele.
2. Effusion of blood into a canal or a cavity of the body.
3. Swelling due to effusion of blood into the tunica vaginalis testis.
Synonym(s): haematocele.
[hemato- + G. kēlē, tumor]
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The other causes were epididymal cyst 11%, congenital hydrocele 14%, encysted hydrocele of cord 7%, secondary hydrocele 2%, haematocele 3%, pyocele 4% and spermatocele 2%.
Echogenic fluid suggestive of haematocele was noted in three patients (75%).
Hence, it is difficult to differentiate haematocele from pyocele ultrasonologically.