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376 Possible Causes for Scrotal Mass

  • Orchitis

    Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis should be considered in the patients who present with a scrotal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At the same time, a painless right scrotal mass was observed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT: A 44-year old man presented with 4 months history of left scrotal mass and had left orchidectomy following a presumptive diagnosis of testicular tumour.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Indirect Inguinal Hernia

    Communicating hydroceles frequently present with a history of a scrotal mass that changes in size; the scrotal size increases during crying, defecation and decreases after[pedclerk.uchicago.edu] Differential Diagnosis of Groin and Scrotal Masses Diagnosis Clinical presentation Ectopic testis Absence of a testis in the scrotum Epididymitis Severe pain surrounding the[aafp.org] They may be differentiated from hernias by the absence of a palpable mass but rather the presence of a fluctuant mass.[pedclerk.uchicago.edu]

  • Spermatic Cord Hydrocele

    There are, however, a number of benign scrotal conditions that may present as a scrotal mass and must be differentiated from a malignant process.[healthcentral.com] The most common cystic scrotal mass in a child is a hydrocele or inguinal hernia. Hydroceles can also be seen along the inguinal canal.[meddean.luc.edu] On subsequent well child visits, the right scrotal mass is noted to minimally decrease in size.[hawaii.edu]

  • Direct Inguinal Hernia

    Communicating hydroceles frequently present with a history of a scrotal mass that changes in size; the scrotal size increases during crying, defecation and decreases after[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] These masses are solid and are not reducible. A scrotal mass may be a varicocele, hydrocele, or testicular tumor.[merckmanuals.com] They may be differentiated from hernias by the absence of a palpable mass but rather the presence of a fluctuant mass.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Torsion of the Appendices and Epididymis

    masses (Medical Encyclopedia) Testicle lump (Medical Encyclopedia) Testicle pain (Medical Encyclopedia) Testicular self-examination (Medical Encyclopedia) Varicocele (Medical[icdlist.com] […] fracture, Scrotal mass, Testicular tumors, Testicular tumors – imaging, Testicular tumors, Yolk sac tumor, Testicular teratoma, Testicular epidermoid, Leydig cell tumor,[sonoworld.com] A 16-HOUR-OLD boy was found to have a scrotal mass, on his initial physical examination.[jamanetwork.com]

  • Testicular Torsion

    To salvage the testis, most urological surgeons advocate early exploration of enlarging scrotal masses or suspected testicular ruptures resulting from trauma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Here, we describe two cases of bilateral asynchronous perinatal torsion, in which the only presenting abnormality on exam after birth was a unilateral scrotal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In the infant group, 11 of 13 patients (85%) presented with restlessness and 12 of 13 (92%) with a tender scrotal or inguinal mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tunica Vaginalis Hydrocele

    View/Print Figure Diagnosing Scrotal Masses Figure 1. Algorithm of the likely diagnoses of a scrotal mass based on physical examination findings.[aafp.org] B 15, 19 – 21 Color Doppler ultrasonography is the test of choice for immediate evaluation of scrotal masses.[aafp.org] Majority of benign scrotal masses transilluminate. Ultrasonography often rules out testicular tumors.[lecturio.com]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Testis

    Ultrasonography may be helpful in confirming the presence of a scrotal mass within the testicle. Intratesticular masses are considered malignant until proved otherwise.[aafp.org] Trans-scrotal biopsies of solid scrotal masses should be avoided due to the risk of seeding of the incision if the mass is indeed a rhabdomyosarcoma.[pediatricurologybook.com] Usually, a paratesticular tumor appears as a scrotal mass occasionally associated with a hydrocele. Seventy percent of all cases are benign and 30% are malignant.[wcrj.net]

  • Torsion of the Hydatid of Morgagni

    mass – either enlarged or atrophied Possible acute inflammation : swollen, erythematous (or blue discolored in venous engorgement), and tender hemiscrotum Testicular torsion[amboss.com] Testicular torsion in newborns most often appears as a hard scrotal mass, with some darkening of the skin. Unlike older patients, infants are not upset with pain.[urologyhealth.org] May have scrotal edema and discoloration. Viral etiologies most common, but can also be bacterial (brucellosis). Incarcerated inguinal hernia – Pain with a scrotal mass.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Spermatocele

    Symptoms Spermatoceles typically present as incidental scrotal masses found on routine physical examination.[healthcentral.com] H&E stain 20x Spermatoceles can be discovered as incidental scrotal masses found on physical examination by a physician.[en.wikipedia.org] Abnormalities within the male reproductive tract may appear as scrotal masses. Masses may be of little significance or may represent life-threatening illnesses.[uropartners.com]

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