Endometriosis in the canal of Nuck hydrocele: An unusual presentation

A Bagul (Corresponding Author), S Jones, S Dundas, Emad H Aly

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The authors describe an unusual rare presentation of endometriosis in a hydrocoele of the canal of Nuck. A 43-year-old lady presented with a swelling in her right groin associated with mild discomfort. Examination revealed a cystic swelling in the groin for which she underwent an exploration and excision of the swelling. Surgery revealed a hydrocele of the canal of Nuck which was confirmed histologically. The unusual presentation of endometriosis in the sac was confirmed immunocytochemically.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)288-289
Number of pages2
JournalInternational journal of surgery case reports
Issue number8
Early online date19 Sept 2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Externally publishedYes


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