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Supernumerary testis: a case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18558166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Supernumerary testis or polyorchidism is a rare anatomical and congenital anomaly, and approximately 100 cases have been reported in the literature so far. It is often associated with processus vaginalis anomalies and with increased risk of malignancy and infertility. We report a case and its management, having left-sided duplex testis and found incidentally during inguinal hernia repair, and review the literature.
Basant Kumar; Chetan Sharma; D D Sinha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-18     Completed Date:  2008-08-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E9-E10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Sir Padampat Mother and Child Health Institute, JayKayLon Hospital, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Hernia, Inguinal / diagnosis*,  surgery
Incidental Findings
Rare Diseases
Risk Assessment
Testicular Diseases / congenital,  diagnosis,  surgery
Testis / abnormalities*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Urogenital Abnormalities / diagnosis*,  surgery

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