Sociodemographic characteristics and etiology different scrotal swellings
Author(s): Dr. Saiyad Jameer Bhasha T, Dr. Mohamed Afjal and Dr. Syed Shahid Irfan
Abstract: Scrotal swelling has got wide spectrum of conditions, varying from hydrocele to testicular tumours. Therefore there is a need to study the common conditions, so many benign scrotal swellings and early testicular tumours can be cured by using different modalities scrotal swellings are presented with great anxiety and embarrassment. The cases admitted to the surgical wards in Medical College Hospital and Research Center, formed the material for this study. During this period 100 cases with h/o scrotal swelling admitted in various surgical units, selected at random were studied in detail as per proforma. Scrotal swelling was the commonest presenting symptom (100%). Pain or heaviness of scrotum was seen in 30 patients (30%) and fever was seen in 12 patients (12%). One case of testicular tumor presented with weight loss.