scrotal swelling

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Related to scrotal swelling: varicocele, hydrocele

scrotal swelling

the earliest enlargement of embryonic tissue that will become half of the scrotum.


1. transient abnormal enlargement of a body part or area not due to cell proliferation.
2. an eminence, or elevation.

cloudy swelling
a term which has been discarded. It was used to describe an early stage of toxic degenerative changes, especially in protein constituents of organs in infectious diseases, in which the tissues appear swollen, parboiled and opaque but revert to normal when the cause is removed. Called also albuminoid, or albuminous, degeneration.
genital swelling, labioscrotal swelling
in the male embryo overlie the inguinal canal development; in the female shift anteriorly and, in most species, disappear before birth.
laryngeal swelling
eminences which develop lateral to the laryngotracheal groove in the embryo.
scrotal swelling
primordial scrotum.
References in periodicals archive ?
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).
On physical examination, the patient was found to have right scrotal swelling encroaching on the epididymis and testis.
Patients were categorised into Syndromic Diagnosis as per WHO Classification: These include patients with vaginal/cervical discharge, urethral discharge, genital ulcers-herpetic and non-herpetic, lower abdominal pain, inguinal bubo and scrotal swelling.
Scrotal swelling was the commonest mode of presentation seen in 103 (89.
The management of a scrotal swelling should be the least invasive possible method but also the most complete possible method to avoid unnecessary interventions.
Main complaints at the time of diagnosis were scrotal swelling and pain (54%) followed by backache (33%) Table-I.
A 1-year-old boy, who had experienced scrotal swelling since birth, presented with painful progressive enlargement of the scrotum that had begun at 6 months of age.
The classic physical signs are scrotal swelling, a horizontal lie of the testes, or one high-riding testes.
Commonest presentation was scrotal swelling in 73% cases.
There are several causes of scrotal swelling in the neonate.
Physical examination demonstrated left scrotal swelling and tenderness.