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Is post-operative hydrocele rare or normal?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Not uncommon.

Develop in 15% of men after varicocelectomy (spermatic vein ligation) also known complication of inguinal hernia repair from ligation of spermatic cord lymphatics.
Can easily be corrected surgically if hydrocele is of a size that bothers you.

In brief: Not uncommon.

Develop in 15% of men after varicocelectomy (spermatic vein ligation) also known complication of inguinal hernia repair from ligation of spermatic cord lymphatics.
Can easily be corrected surgically if hydrocele is of a size that bothers you.
Dr. George Klauber
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