A Hydrocele is a sac filled with fluid that forms around a testicle. Hydroceles are most common in babies. Nearly 10 percent of males are born with a Hydrocele however; it can affect males of any age. Although Hydroceles are usually painless, it is advisable to consult our doctor with any scrotal swelling to rule out more serious causes such as testicular caner.
Surgery (Plication of the Hydrocele Sac) is the only treatment for Hydrocele, both in pediatric and adult patient. The plication technique is suitable for medium-sized and thin-walled Hydroceles. In pediatric patients, surgery offered is “high ligation surgery” which is a same day surgical procedure. For adult patients, offered surgeries are-
A. Lord”s plication surgery
B. Jabouleys procedure