Scrotal lymphoedema : staged reduction and overview of the surgical management


Background: Massive scrotal lymphedema (SL), also termed elephantiasis, can be caused by obstruction, aplasia or hypoplasia of lymphatic vessels. It is usually caused by acquired infection like in lymphogranuloma venereum or filarial infestation with Wuchereria bancrofti. Scrotal elephantiasis is extremely rare outside endemic regions in Africa and India… (More)


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