Disease Information for Varicocele

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Groin Mass
Groin Pain
Acute scrotum syndrome
Epididymal mass/lump
Painless Testicle Mass
Scrotal edema/swelling
Scrotal mass
Scrotal pain
Swelling of scrotum
Testicle mass
Testicular pain
Unilateral large/tender/painful testicle
Unilateral Tender/Painful Testicle
Inguinal Mass/Swelling
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Infertility Male Normal Androgens
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Boy patient
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Female
Population/Male
Population/Male-only/limit
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
SEMEN Analysis Abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
SEMEN Sperm count
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Calcification in scrotum
Ultrasound
Ultrasound/Scrotum/Testes abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Epididymitis
Hydrocele cord
Testicular cancer/tumor
Associated Disease & Complications
Infertility/sterility male
Varicocele
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Vein disorder (ex).
CLASS/Epididymis involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Spermatic cord/Vas deferens disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Sperm Production Decreased
Process
PROCESS/Testicular tumor (ex)
Definition

A varicose condition of the veins of the pampiniform plexus, forming a swelling that feels like a "bag of worms," appearing bluish through the skin of the scrotum, and accompanied by a constant pulling, dragging, or dull pain in the scrotum. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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