Calcification of the seminal vesicles and vasa deferentia
Incidental finding in a patient with microhaematuria.
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Curvilinear calcifications in the pelvis, leading from the prostate to the inguinal canals, are compatible with calcifications of the vasa deferentia.
Calcification of the vasa deferentia or seminal vesicles may hint to the presence of metabolic diseases, especially diabetes mellitus or hyperparathyroidism 1.
- 1. Patel HR, Arya M, O'donoghue EP. Calcified seminal vesicles and vasa deferentia: "beware or be aware". Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol. 2001;35 (1): 79-80. - Pubmed citation