Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Can J Urol. 2013 Aug;20(4):6875-7.

Crossed testicular ectopia with preoperative ultrasound.

Author information

1
Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536-0298, USA.

Abstract

Crossed testicular ectopia/transverse testicular ectopia is a rare congenital anomaly. It is most commonly identified intraoperatively in the setting of inguinal hernia repair with contralateral cryptorchidism. We report a case of crossed testicular ectopia identified in a 3-month-old male who presented with right cryptorchidism. Preoperative ultrasound revealed no testicle on the right and two testicles on the left - one within the left hemiscrotum and one within the left inguinal canal. Laparoscopy at 7 months of age revealed a closed right external ring and right ectopic testicle at the left external ring. Bilateral orchiopexy was performed.

PMID:
23930617
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for The Canadian Journal of Urology
    Loading ...
    Support Center