7) Majority of the swelling were cystic in consistency, fluctuant and translucent and transillumination was negative in cases of secondary hydrocele, spermatocele, haematocele, pyocele
and because of the opaque nature of their contents.
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.
Subdural empyema complicating a concha bullosa pyocele
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).
Rarely, a pyocele
, meningitis, or brain abscess may develop.
The differential diagnosis includes pyocele
, hematocele, epididymal cyst, epididymal cystic lymphangioma, varicocele, and rhabdomyosarcoma.
There was history of urinary symptoms in 22 cases of epididymo-orchitis, 2 cases epididymitis and 1 case of pyocele
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.
Other complications of epididymitis include infarction, abscess, and pyocele
In chronic cases we got internal echoes, septation and caused difficulty in differentiating the condition from pyocele