Understanding the Processus Vaginalis! The Abdomino Scrotal Hydrocoele

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Arcot Rekha & A. Ravi


A knowledge of the embryology and descent of the testes is essential for all clinicians. Congenital hydrocoele, though an embryologic anomaly can present in adulthood. A abdomino scrotal hydrocole must be considered when a mass in the lower abdomen co exists with a scrotal hydrocoele.

KEY WORDS: Embryologic anomaly; Processus vaginalis; Patent processus vaginalis; Abdomino scrotal hydrocoele.

How to cite this article

REKHA, A. & RAVI, A. Understanding the processus vaginalis! The abdomino scrotal hydrocoele. Int. J. Morphol., 30(1):61-63, 2012.