Absent testes in scrotum or empty scrotum (Undescended Testes/ Cryptorchidism)

Absence of either testis from its normal position in scrotum is called undescended testis. It is most common congenital abnormality found in male genitalia. Classification Congenital – Undescended testis present since birth Acquired – testis which has migrated up that has been previously noted to be present in scrotum Location wise – Inguinal (groin), Intra-abdominal,Continue reading “Absent testes in scrotum or empty scrotum (Undescended Testes/ Cryptorchidism)”

Hydrocele – common cause of scrotal swelling

Hydrocele is the accumulation of fluid inside the covering of the testis called tunica vaginalis and cause the swelling of scrotum. Hydrocele is present in newborn and disappear at around one year of age. Persistance of fluid inside the scrotum or development at later adult age due to various reasons cause this disease. Symptoms PainlessContinue reading “Hydrocele – common cause of scrotal swelling”