International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 46, Issue 7, pp 1257–1261 | Cite as

Testicular dysmorphism in infantile abdominoscrotal hydrocele: insights into etiology

  • George Vaos
  • Nick Zavras
  • Khalil Eirekat
Urology - Case Report


Testicular dysmorphism (TD) associated with infantile abdominoscrotal hydrocele (ASH) may be due to the pressure effect of hydrocele on the testis or may be a developmental abnormality. Only a few reports are referred to the etiology of testicular changes in infantile ASH. We present an additional case of infantile ASH together with a review of the literature, focusing on insights into etiology of TD and its appropriate management.


Abdominoscrotal hydrocele Etiology Infant Testicular dysmorphism 


Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest to report.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Surgery, Alexandroupolis University HospitalDemocritus University of Thrace School of MedicineAlexandroupolisGreece
  2. 2.Third Department of General Surgery, “Attiko” University HospitalNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece
  3. 3.Department of Pediatric SurgeryPenteli General Children’s HospitalAthensGreece

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