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Normal: The fluid around the testicles is absorbed.
Noncommunicating hydrocele: The fluid stays around the testicles and is not absorbed.
Communicating hydrocele: The fluid flows back and forth between the scrotum and the abdomen.
Hydrocele of the cord: The fluid is located in the spermatic cord, between the scrotum and the abdomen.
Current as of:
August 21, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: John Pope MD - PediatricsAdam Husney MD - Family MedicinePeter Anderson MD, FRCS(C) - Pediatric Urology
Current as of: August 21, 2019
John Pope MD - Pediatrics & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Peter Anderson MD, FRCS(C) - Pediatric Urology
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