Hydrocele of the canal of nuck: value of radiological diagnosis

Jagdale, Ranjeet and Agrawal, Saurabh and Chhabra, Sarabjeet and Jewan, Shehreen Youlaena (2012) Hydrocele of the canal of nuck: value of radiological diagnosis. Journal of Radiology Case Reports, 6 (6). pp. 18-22.

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Abstract

Hydrocele of the canal of Nuck (cyst of the canal of Nuck) is the female homologue of hydrocele of the spermatic cord in males and is a rarely encountered entity, mostly diagnosed on the operating table at the time of suspected inguinal hernia surgery, as the clinical presentation usually is subtle and inconclusive. Diagnosis is mainly by ultrasound and has shown varied presentation of the same over the years. We discuss the sonographic findings of a case of hydrocele of the canal of Nuck.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Canal of Nuck; Cyst; Hydrocele; Sonography.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Radiology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2013 09:25
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2013 09:25
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138032

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