TITLE

A fusional anomaly of the epididymis associated with recurrent testicular torsion

AUTHOR(S)
Aminu, Sani; Syed, Kamran; Gunendran, Thiru; Young, Graham
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Central European Journal of Urology;2012, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
87654470

 

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