Most common cause of painless scrotal swelling.
Classified as congenital or acquired (secondary):
Congenital result from a patent process vaginalis and communication between tunica vag...
Bedside US should visualize both the fluid-filled mass and the testicle.
Cokkinos DD, Antypa E, Tserotas P, et al. Emergency ultrasound of the scrotum: A review of the commonest pathologic conditions. Curr Probl Diagn Radiol. 2011;40(1):1–14.
603.1 Infected hydrocele
603.9 Hydrocele, unspecified
778.6 Congenital hydrocele
603.8 Other specified types of hydrocele
603.0 Encysted hydrocele
N43.1 Infected hydrocele
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