A fusional anomaly of the epididymis associated with recurrent testicular torsion

Aminu, Sani; Syed, Kamran; Gunendran, Thiru; Young, Graham
March 2012
Central European Journal of Urology;2012, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
A 31-year-old man with recurrent testicular torsion and infertility was found to have a fusional anomaly of the epididymis on scrotal exploration in which only the head of epididymis was attached to the testis, while the body and tail were completely free. He had bilateral orchidopexy, which relieved pain and recurrent torsion. He was then referred for fertility treatment. Literature search has shown that infertility is more associated with congenital anomalies of the epididymis and not with recurrent torsions.


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