What are hydroceles?

Also known as: fluid in the scrotum.

A hydrocele is a collection of fluid in the sac surrounding the testis lying in the scrotum. It usually occurs on one side but may occur over both testicles.


Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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