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Varicocele MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Varicocele
Tree Number(s)
C12.294.936
C14.907.903
Unique ID
D014646
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014646
Scope Note
A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility occurs when varicocele leads to an increased scrotal (and testicular) temperature and reduced testicular volume.
NLM Classification #
WJ 780
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Varicocele Preferred
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