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Varicocele Grading

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A varicocele is a distension of the pampiniform plexus. It usually affects the left side, and tends to further distend with increasing intra-abdominal pressure. There is no definite evidence that a varicocele reduces fertility, but it may cause discomfort or pose a mechanical problem if sufficiently large.

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