Calcification of the seminal vesicles and vasa deferentia

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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
Published: 17th Jul 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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