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CURRENT ISSUEGAZZETTA MEDICA ITALIANA ARCHIVIO PER LE SCIENZE MEDICHE

A Journal on Internal Medicine and Pharmacology

Indexed/Abstracted in: BIOSIS Previews, EMBASE, Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index

Frequency: Monthly

ISSN 0393-3660

Online ISSN 1827-1812

 

Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2016 June;175(6):279-82

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A case of giant hydrocele accompanying cirrhosis and causing massive scrotal enlargement

Fatih AKDEMIR 1, Emrah OKULU 1, Önder KAYIGIL 2

1 Department of Urology, Ankara Atatürk Training And Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey; 2 Department of Urology, Yıldırım Beyazıt University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Giant hydrocele associated with cirrhosis is a rare case, resulting in the impaired quality of life by complicating the patient’s movement, sexual function, and even urinating. It can cause serious complications like infection and scrotal necrosis connected with the pressure of the hematocele and hydrocele sac. After draining the giant hydrocele sac, various surgical methods have been identified for the repair of the remaining tissues. In this study, it was aimed to present the giant hydrocele case applied to our clinic by reviewing the literature.

language: English


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