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Abdominal polyorchidism: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15783116     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abdominal polyorchidism is rare. We report a case and review the literature. We suggest a very watchful abdominal evaluation of patients for a second ipsilateral testis who are operated for undescent testis. Polyorchidism is a very rare anomaly which requires definitive histological diagnosis. Although imaging techniques may be helpful in the diagnosis, it's mostly incidentally found in surgical exploration. Patients may present with pain or scrotal swelling. Most commonly abnormalities are maldescent (40%), hernia (30%), torsion (15%), hydrocele (9%) and malignancy (6%).
Cem Ozden Yeniyol; Nihat Nergiz; Abidin Tuna
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urology and nephrology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0301-1623     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Urol Nephrol     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-23     Completed Date:  2005-10-26     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0262521     Medline TA:  Int Urol Nephrol     Country:  Hungary    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  407-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
SSK Karsiyaka Dispensary, Urology Outpatient Clinic, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cryptorchidism / complications*
Testis / abnormalities*

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