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Glossary for Testicular mass

  • Epididymitis: Infection of the epididymis (testicle tube)
  • Epididymo-orchitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the epididimis and testes of a male
  • Hydrocele: Swollen testes due to fluid
  • Inguinal hernia: Protrusion of the intestines out of the groin area.
  • Irons-Bhan syndrome: A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by lymphoedema in the legs, heart defects and a hydrocele (swollen testicles).
  • Lymphedema: Swelling causes by lymphatic fluid retention
  • Lymphoma: Cancer involving lymph nodes and the immune system.
  • Mumps: An acute viral disease that causes the salivary glands to become swollen, sore and inflamed. Immunization had greatly reduced the incidence of this disease.
  • Orchitis: Testicle inflammation.
  • Scrotal mass: A mass that is located in the scrotum of the male
  • Scrotum swelling: The occurrence of swelling located in the scrotum
  • Spermatocele: A small collection of sperm that collects on the surface of the testicle, forming a cyst.
  • Testicular Cancer: Cancer (malignant) that develops in the tissues of one or both testicles.
  • Testicular torsion: Twisting of a testicle's spermatic cord
  • Varicocele: Varicose veins around the testes


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