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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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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.
Although orchidectomy is not the standard of treatment in cases of haematocele and pyocele, long standing cases are often associated with atrophy and devitalization of the testes.
In one case, we cannot identify testis (A case of traumatic haematocele).