Bilateral abdominoscrotal hydrocele: A case report

Laurence N. Spier, Harris Cohen, Kenneth Kenigsberg

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Abstract

A 13-month-old boy, who had been diagnosed in utero as having bilateral hydroceles, was found to have bilateral abdominoscrotal hydroceles. To data, there has been only one previous case of bilateral abdominoscrotal hydroceles in an infant. Magnetic resonance imaging was used to make the diagnosis: bilateral dumbell shaped fluid filled masses were seen in a coronal image. The patient had the abdominoscrotal hydroceles excised through bilateral groin incisions. The postoperative course was uneventful, without complication. The etiology and diagnosis of abdominoscrotal hydroceles are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1382-1383
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume30
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • abdominoscrotal
  • bilateral
  • Hydrocele

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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