Lord plication is done for:- (DBC Dec 2012)
a. A hydrocele is a fluid collection within the tunica vaginalis of the scrotum or along the spermatic cord.
b. These fluid collections may represent persistent developmental connections along the spermatic cord or an imbalance of fluid production versus absorption.
c. In rare cases, similar fluid collections can develop along the canal of Nuck in females.
d. Surgical treatment of vaginal hydrocele is excision of sac or eversion of sac with plication also called Lords placation.