Massive abdominoscrotal hydrocele

Rober H. Blackwell, Anthony Kouri, Chandy Ellimoottil, Larissa Bresler, Thomas M.T. Turk

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Abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) is a very rare clinical finding. It is characterized by a large scrotal hydrocele in communication with the abdominal cavity through the inguinal canal. Most reports of ASH have been in the pediatric population. We present the case of a 67-year-old man, with severe liver disease, who was discovered to have massive bilateral ASH secondary to ascites.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-112
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Urology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Nov 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Ascites
  • Hydrocele
  • Liver disease
  • Scrotal mass

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Urology


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