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Congenital hydrocele

MedGen UID:
510693
Concept ID:
C0159015
Congenital Abnormality
Synonym: Congenital hydrocele of tunica vaginalis
SNOMED CT: Congenital hydrocele (82062003); Congenital hydrocele of tunica vaginalis (82062003)
 
HPO: HP:4000037

Definition

Congenital hydrocele occurs when processus vaginalis is patent and communicates with the peritoneal cavity. This communication allows the movement of peritoneal fluid but is too small to allow the intra-abdominal contents to herniate through. [from HPO]

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Sameshima YT, Yamanari MG, Silva MA, Neto MJ, Funari MB
Pediatr Radiol 2017 Apr;47(4):461-472. Epub 2016 Nov 10 doi: 10.1007/s00247-016-3706-8. PMID: 27832304

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Etiology

Tanriverdi HI, Günşar C, Neşe N, Yılmaz Ö, Şencan A
J Pediatr Urol 2021 Oct;17(5):706.e1-706.e4. Epub 2021 Jul 30 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2021.07.025. PMID: 34391691
Jobson M, Hall NJ
Pediatr Surg Int 2017 Jun;33(6):677-681. Epub 2017 Apr 19 doi: 10.1007/s00383-017-4085-4. PMID: 28424863Free PMC Article
Osifo OD, Osaigbovo EO
J Pediatr Urol 2008 Jun;4(3):178-82. Epub 2008 Feb 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2007.12.006. PMID: 18631921
Saiyed H, Dewan A, Bhatnagar V, Shenoy U, Shenoy R, Rajmohan H, Patel K, Kashyap R, Kulkarni P, Rajan B, Lakkad B
Environ Health Perspect 2003 Dec;111(16):1958-62. doi: 10.1289/ehp.6271. PMID: 14644673Free PMC Article
Bracken MB, Vita K
Am J Epidemiol 1983 Mar;117(3):281-91. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a113540. PMID: 6829556

Diagnosis

Tanriverdi HI, Günşar C, Neşe N, Yılmaz Ö, Şencan A
J Pediatr Urol 2021 Oct;17(5):706.e1-706.e4. Epub 2021 Jul 30 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2021.07.025. PMID: 34391691
Patoulias I, Koutsogiannis E, Panopoulos I, Michou P, Feidantsis T, Patoulias D
Acta Medica (Hradec Kralove) 2020;63(2):57-62. doi: 10.14712/18059694.2020.17. PMID: 32771069
Sameshima YT, Yamanari MG, Silva MA, Neto MJ, Funari MB
Pediatr Radiol 2017 Apr;47(4):461-472. Epub 2016 Nov 10 doi: 10.1007/s00247-016-3706-8. PMID: 27832304
Osifo OD, Osaigbovo EO
J Pediatr Urol 2008 Jun;4(3):178-82. Epub 2008 Feb 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2007.12.006. PMID: 18631921
Meizner I, Katz M, Zmora E, Insler V
J Clin Ultrasound 1983 Oct;11(8):449-50. doi: 10.1002/jcu.1870110809. PMID: 6417176

Therapy

Saiyed H, Dewan A, Bhatnagar V, Shenoy U, Shenoy R, Rajmohan H, Patel K, Kashyap R, Kulkarni P, Rajan B, Lakkad B
Environ Health Perspect 2003 Dec;111(16):1958-62. doi: 10.1289/ehp.6271. PMID: 14644673Free PMC Article
Bracken MB, Vita K
Am J Epidemiol 1983 Mar;117(3):281-91. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a113540. PMID: 6829556
Miller RA, Kiviat MD, Graves J
Urology 1974 May;3(5):610-1. doi: 10.1016/s0090-4295(74)80258-x. PMID: 4598315

Prognosis

Osifo OD, Osaigbovo EO
J Pediatr Urol 2008 Jun;4(3):178-82. Epub 2008 Feb 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2007.12.006. PMID: 18631921
Watson RA
Urology 1975 Apr;5(4):439-43. doi: 10.1016/0090-4295(75)90063-1. PMID: 1129863

Clinical prediction guides

Arena S, Favaloro A, La Face A, Romeo P, Scalfari G, Turiaco N, Antonuccio P, Rizzo G, Anastasi G, Romeo C
Urol Int 2018;101(2):219-223. Epub 2018 Aug 8 doi: 10.1159/000491495. PMID: 30089289
Osifo OD, Osaigbovo EO
J Pediatr Urol 2008 Jun;4(3):178-82. Epub 2008 Feb 11 doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2007.12.006. PMID: 18631921
Bracken MB, Vita K
Am J Epidemiol 1983 Mar;117(3):281-91. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.aje.a113540. PMID: 6829556

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