Might not the foxglove be serviceable in hydrocephalus internus, in hydrocele, and in white swellings of the joints?
This however is not the case in respect to the dropsy of the ovarium, or in the hydrocele.
In a second paper, in the next number of this volume, he gives an original and successful operation for hydrocele.
Various substances may be injected; or the hydrocele is incised, the tunica partly removed and the cavity drained.
Collect ascitic, pleuritic, or hydrocele fluid in sterile flasks and allow to stand in the ice-chest for twelve hours to sediment.
The peritoneum of hydrocele and hernial sacs and of the omentum readily lends itself to transplantation.
His second paper was on hydrocele; in this he advocated the operation by incision and removal of the sac.
hydrocele hy·dro·cele (hī'drə-sēl')
A pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a bodily cavity, especially in the scrotal pouch.