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Testicular Hydrocele MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Testicular Hydrocele
Tree Number(s)
C12.294.882
Unique ID
D006848
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006848
Annotation
"vaginal hydrocele" is of the tunica vaginalis of the testis, not of the vagina; in females, hydrocele of Nuck's canal is a watery dilatation of the processus vaginalis peritonei: index under PERITONEAL DISEASES
Scope Note
Accumulation of serous fluid between the layers of membrane (tunica vaginalis) covering the TESTIS in the SCROTUM.
Entry Term(s)
Scrotal Hydrocele
Vaginal Hydrocele
NLM Classification #
WJ 800
Public MeSH Note
2007; see HYDROCELE 1966-2006
History Note
2007; use HYDROCELE 1966-2006
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Testicular Hydrocele Preferred
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