Case report| Volume 89, ISSUE 3, P703-704, March 1955

Spontaneous rupture of a hydrocele testis

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      A case of spontaneous rupture of hydrocele testis with tearing of a blood vessel creating a hematocele in the hydrocele sac concomitantly with paraphymosis and extravasation of blood into the scrotal wall, penis, lower abdomen and thighs is reported.
      The necessity for early exploration and arrest of active bleeding is mentioned.
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