Paratesticular fibrosis

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell


Multiple right sided testicular masses of recent onset. Non-tender

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Multiple small solid mass lesions arising in the tunica of the right testis. Underlying testis is normal. Contralateral testis is also normal without masses.

Case Discussion

Paratesticular fibrosis is also known as nodular fibrous periorchitis, reactive periorchitis and fibrous pseudo-tumour. It is a condition that is considered reactive in which a history of epididymo-orchitis, trauma or inflamed hydrocele is often present. A subset belong to IgG4 related sclerosing disease, although the pertinent immuno stains in this case were negative.

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Case information

rID: 34287
Case created: 13th Feb 2015
Last edited: 27th Jun 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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