International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016


Scrotal Fiariasis: Post Operated Case of Hydrocele

Dr Ankit Vivek Potdar [2] | Dr Krishna Dubey | Dr Ashok Kalyanshetti


Abstract: We Present Here, A Case Of Genital Flariasis, Who Was Operated For Hydrocele. Patient Presented With Blackish Swelling Over Scrotum Associated With Watery Discharge From Penis And Scrotum. (Lymphocutaneous Fistula). An Evaluation, No Eosinophilia, No Microfilaria Seen In The Peripheral Blood Smear. Inspite Of All, Patient Underwent For Penile Grafting With Complete Excision Of Hydrocele Sac With Scrotal Reduction. Histopathology Confirmed It To Be An Adult Filarial Worm Wuchereria Bancrofti With Minimal Tissue Reaction Around The Worm. It is noted that chronic Filarial Hydrocele is more common in patients living in a bancroftian filariasis endemic area flariasis, previously operated case of eversion of sac.


Keywords: scrotum, flariasis, hyrocele, recurrence, endemic


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 9, September 2016,


Pages: 288 - 290


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