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Testicular versus Scrotal Cancer:
Testicular cancer travels to ___.
Scrotal cancer travels to ___.
-lumbar nodes
-superficial inguinal nodes
Hydrocele:

Fluid in remnant of processus vaginalis, the ___, or along the spermatic cord
-tunica vaginalis
s. 37
Varicocele:
___ gets varicosities; feeling like a ___; affects ___, bc doesn’t cool properly
-Pampiniform plexus
-“bag of worms”
-fertility
Inguinal triangle
is the site of ___ hernias, which
occur ___ to the
inferior epigastric
vessels.
-direct inguinal
-medial
Indirect hernias are ___ common.
They are 20 times more common in males.
They leave the abdominal cavity ___ to the inferior epigastric vessels, through the ___. They are prone to ___.
-most
-lateral
-deep inguinal ring
-strangulation [gut strangulation, tissue can die]
Direct hernias are ___ common.
They protrude through an area
of weakness in the ___ of the inguinal canal ___ to the inferior epigastric vessels. They are ___ prone to strangulation. They are more common in older persons.
-less
-posterior wall (transversalis fascia which is reinforced medially by the conjoint tendon)
-medial
-less
In what type of hernia would viscera protrude through the superficial inguinal ring?
BOTH DIRECT & INDIRECT HERNIAS MAY PROTRUDE THROUGH THE SUPERFICIAL RING.
An ___ hernia has
peritoneum and the
coverings of the
spermatic cord over it
While a ___ hernia is
covered by peritoneum
alone.
-indirect
-direct
(This is because the
viscera herniate along
the path of testicular
descent in the case of
an indirect hernia.)
Femoral Hernia:
Appears ___ the inguinal ligament.
Passes into the ___ into the medial [aspect] of the thigh.
Acquired, not ___.
Happens in whom?
-below
-femoral canal
-congenital
-middle-aged or older women predominantly