Cystic Hygroma of the Spermatic Cord: A Case Report
Al- Anbar Medical Journal,
2020, Volume 16, Issue 1, Pages 21-23
AbstractA lymphatic malformation is usually present at birth but can manifest at any age.The most
common location sites are the neck (75%), axilla (20%), while, one of the unusual sites is the
scrotum.To avoid misdiagnosis of cystic swellings in the inguinoscrotal area, Cystic Hygroma
should be considered in the differential diagnosis.We reported a case of a 3-years-old male child
presented to the pediatric surgery clinic with a painless lump in the right inguinoscrotal area of
2-years duration.On the ultrasound imaging, there was a large inguinoscrotal cystic swelling
containing clear fluid. The mass was excised under general anesthesia through an inguinal incision.
Intra-operative macroscopic examination and the histopathological result of this mass disclosed it
as a Cystic Hygroma located in the spermatic cord. After 6-months of follow up no recurrence was
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