Appendix testis

Case contributed by Dr Vasileios Rafailidis

Presentation

Scrotal swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Appendix of the testis.

Case Discussion

The appendix of testis is also called hydatid of Morgagni and is formed during development of the genito-urinrary system. It is isoechogenic to the testicular parenchyma on gray-scale ultrasound and is best visualized in patients with hydrocele like in our case.    

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Case information

rID: 26274
Case created: 10th Dec 2013
Last edited: 11th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
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