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.
Several complications following castration have been recorded by several researchers like pyocele
(Sagar et al., 2010) hydrocele (Kamalakar et al., 2014) and scirrhous cord (Kamalakar et al., 2015).
If untreated, epididymo-orchitis can progress to abscess, pyocele
, or infarction.
Other 24 patients had pathology in gallbladder, which included cholecystitis, pyocele
, mucocele, or cholangitis.
of the posterior ethmoidal cell as the cause of visual loss.
The scrotal swelling may result due to hydrocele, pyocele
, septic orchitis, hematoma, neoplasia, testicular torsion, habronemiais, inguinal and scrotal hernia (Meadows and William, 1995; Morresey, 2007; Roberts, 1986).
Subdural empyema complicating a concha bullosa pyocele
. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2002;65(3):249-52.
The differential diagnosis includes pyocele
, hematocele, epididymal cyst, epididymal cystic lymphangioma, varicocele, and rhabdomyosarcoma.
Rarely, a pyocele
, meningitis, or brain abscess may develop.
Other complications of epididymitis include infarction, abscess, and pyocele
The following variables were recorded from patients' history and findings: Laterality, age at presentation, gender, presenting symptoms like watering, discharge, swelling, dacryocystitis, mucocele, pyocele
, regurgitation on pressure, syringing in older children, treatment modality (sac massage, probing and DCR), duration of treatment, age at the time of probing or DCR and follow-up duration.
Obstruction of this ostium by a polyp from the frontoethmoid recess, as occurred in this case, could lead to the formation of a mucocele or pyocele
with potential orbital complications.