Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Heavy sensation and palpable fullness in the left hemiscrotum.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Scrotal ultrasound

Ultrasound of the scrotal content demonstrates normal testes. On the left dilated vascular structure with flow are present consistent with a varicocele

Case Discussion

Varicocoeles are common and usually asymptomatic and of no clinical importance. In this patient, the abnormality was palpated and associated with a general sense of heaviness on the left side. 

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Case information

rID: 14576
Published: 6th Aug 2011
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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