The 37th Chapter of Madhava Nidana is Vrddhi Nidanam which deals with Swellings of the Scrotum. A hydrocele is a type of swelling in the scrotum that occurs when fluid collects in the thin sheath surrounding a testicle. Hydrocele is common in newborns and usually disappears without treatment by age 1. Older boys and adult men can develop a hydrocele due to inflammation or injury within the scrotum.
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