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BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 18 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1199
  1. Saroj Kumar Das (, consultant vascular surgeon1,
  2. Devdatta Sarwate, senior house officer1,
  3. J K Mordani, consultant radiologist1,
  4. K J Ng, consultant urologist1,
  5. Mark Nel, consultant anaesthetist1
  1. 1 Hillingdon Hospital, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3NN
  1. Correspondence to: SKDas

    Mr Mahon's case raises several questions and shows the controversy that often accompanies attempts to define the best management of a complex clinical problem.1 His initial presentation with a left sided varicocele and a small right sided hydrocele had triggered investigation with ultrasonography. Although varicoceles have been reported in 0.6-11% of patients with renal cell carcinoma,2 they are also common in the general population. The cost …

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