Calcification of the seminal vesicles and vasa deferentia

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Incidental finding in a patient with microhaematuria.

Patient Data

Age: 55-60Y
Gender: Male

 Curvilinear calcifications in the pelvis, leading from the prostate to the inguinal canals, are compatible with calcifications of the vasa deferentia.

Case Discussion

Calcification of the vasa deferentia or seminal vesicles may hint to the presence of metabolic diseases, especially diabetes mellitus or hyperparathyroidism 1.

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Case Information

rID: 18668
Case created: 17th Jul 2012
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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