Meaning of haematocele in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhiːmətə(ʊ)siːl/


  • A swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘The diagnosis was haematocele, but no cause was found for the bleeding.’
    • ‘Secondarily, the persistence of the hematocele induce an inflammatory response, that could explain the inflammatory syndrome as in our case.’