Thrombosis of the pampiniform plexus

Thrombosis of the pampiniform plexus is a rarely reported phenomenon of the formation of thrombus within the pampiniform plexus of the testes. It may occur with or without a varicocele. Its exact etiology is not well known but has sometimes been seen following epididymo-orchitis 1. Spontaneous occurrences have also been very rarely reported 2,3.

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Article information

rID: 84216
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Thrombus of the pampiniform plexus
  • Thrombosis of the pampiniform plexus
  • Pampiniform plexus thrombosis

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: with underlying varicocoele
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