Bharat Mani Banjade1* and Prakriti Kunwar2
1Department of Surgery, Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Maldives
2Intern, Nepal Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, Resident MD Anesthesiology, Kathmandu Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
*Corresponding Author: Bharat Mani Banjade, Department of Surgery, Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Maldives.
Received: July 11, 2022; Published:
Background: The hydrocele of canal of Nuck is a rare condition. Mostly reported at a younger age and it is often misdiagnosed with other groin swellings. Due to its rarity, there are no standard treatment guidelines.
Case Report: Sixty years old lady presented with features of right side irreducible inguinal hernia. On exploration, it was consistent with type 1 hydrocele of canal of Nuck. And it was managed by hydrocelectomy.
Conclusion: The hydrocele of canal of Nuck is rare and often diagnosed at a younger age group. We may find this condition in older women above 60 years of age. Treatment of type 1 hydrocele of canal of Nuck is open hydrocelectomy.
Keywords: Hydrocele; Hydrocele of Canal of Nuck; HCN; Hydrocele in Old Women; Nepal; Canal of Nuck
Citation: Bharat Mani Banjade and Prakriri Kunwar. “Hydrocele of Canal of Nuck in an old woman: A Case Report". Acta Scientific Gastrointestinal Disorders 5.8 (2022): .
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