Definition of haematocele in English:

haematocele

Line breaks: haem¦ato|cele
Pronunciation: /ˈhiːmətə(ʊ)siːl
 
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(US hematocele)

noun

Medicine
A swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity.
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  • Both pyoceles and hematoceles contain multiple septae (membranous partitions) within the fluid collection.
  • Here there is pelvic haematocele a result of tubal leak following tubal pregnancy.
  • Sonography can be used to distinguish less serious injuries such as scrotal hematomas, hydroceles, and hematoceles from surgical emergencies such as testicular rupture.

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