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Volume 6 (2006), Pages 2396-2398
Case Study

Idiopathic Infected Hydrocele in a Toddler: A Case Report with Review

1Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
2S.S.G.Hospital, Vadodara, India

Received 27 October 2005; Revised 28 February 2006; Accepted 4 March 2006

Academic Editor: Anthony Atala

Copyright © 2006 Jayesh Sagar et al.


Idiopathic infected hydrocele in infants is a rare, but well-documented, entity in English literature; however, occurrence of such a condition in a toddler is not yet documented. Here we report the case of an idiopathic infected hydrocele in a toddler for the first time in English literature. We also discuss a review of literature and demonstrate management of infected hydrocele by antibiotics without any surgical intervention, also for the first time in English literature.