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Varicocele

Varicocele is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Usually due to elevated hydrostatic pressure or incompetent valves in the internal spermatic vein
  • Left-sided (more common): may also be due to left renal vein obstruction, eg,
  • Right-sided: may also be due to retroperitoneal malignancy obstructing right spermatic vein

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Varicocele." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/115018/all/Varicocele.
Zeiger RF. Varicocele. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/115018/all/Varicocele. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Varicocele. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/115018/all/Varicocele
Zeiger RF. Varicocele [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/115018/all/Varicocele.
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