Chronic Lymphedema–Elephantiasis of Scrotum

  • Trilok Chandra Goel
  • Apul Goel


After the chronic lymphedema of lower extremity, the chronic lymphedema–elephantiasis of scrotum is the next common chronic manifestation of lymphatic filariasis (Figs. 22.1, 22.2, and 22.4). It is mostly associated with chronic lymphedema–elephantiasis of penis. In tropical countries, about 20 % of male population has elephantiasis of external genitals (De Greef 1938). It produces a very ugly deformity which is a source of extreme mental anguish (Dandapat et al. 1985).


Lymphatic Filariasis Spermatic Cord Scrotal Skin Glasgow Benefit Inventory Lymphogranuloma Venereum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trilok Chandra Goel
    • 1
  • Apul Goel
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryKing George’s Medical UniversityLucknowIndia
  2. 2.Department of UrologyKing George’s Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

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