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What are the tests for hydrocele?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Scrotal ultrasound

Is essentially the only reliable test for hydrocele.
Transillumination can be used, but is not 100% reliable because subject with a hydrocele may also have a testicular tumor which is not necessarily seen on transillumination.

In brief: Scrotal ultrasound

Is essentially the only reliable test for hydrocele.
Transillumination can be used, but is not 100% reliable because subject with a hydrocele may also have a testicular tumor which is not necessarily seen on transillumination.
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. James Lin
Urology

In brief: Here...

Scrotal ultrasound as needed is the most common test for hydrocele after detailed hx and physicals including light transllumination as deemed necessary.

In brief: Here...

Scrotal ultrasound as needed is the most common test for hydrocele after detailed hx and physicals including light transllumination as deemed necessary.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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