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tunica vaginalis

Thursday 18 August 2022


Definition : The tunica vaginalis is the pouch of serous membrane that covers the testes. It is derived from the vaginal process of the peritoneum, which in the fetus precedes the descent of the testes from the abdomen into the scrotum.


- pachyvaginalitis

  • fibrosis of the tunica vaginalis

- hydrocele
- cartilaginous bodies
- hematocele

- filariasis

  • elephantiasis of the scrotum

- mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis