Endometriosis in the canal of nuck hydrocele: An unusual presentation

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The authors describe an unusual rare presentation of endometriosis in a hydrocoele of the canal of Nuck. A 43-year-old lady presented with a swelling in her right groin associated with mild discomfort. Examination revealed a cystic swelling in the groin for which she underwent an exploration and excision of the swelling. Surgery revealed a hydrocele of the canal of Nuck which was confirmed histologically. The unusual presentation of endometriosis in the sac was confirmed immunocytochemically.© 2011 Surgical Associates Ltd. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Bagul, A., Jones, S., Dundas, S., & Aly, E. H. (2011). Endometriosis in the canal of nuck hydrocele: An unusual presentation. International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, 2(8), 288–289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2011.03.008

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