Splenogonadal fusion

Case contributed by Dr Ines Nikolovski


Self-detected left testicular lump.

Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years old
Gender: Male

Homogenous hypervascular mass in the superior left testis, isoechoic to midly hypoechoic to surrounding parenchyma and causing mild bulging of the capsule, measuring 2.0 x 1.2 x 1.9 cm.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent left orchiectomy. The final pathological diagnosis was ectopic splenic tissue adjacent to testicular parenchyma, consistent with splenogonadal fusion, discontinuous type.

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Case information

rID: 50449
Published: 6th Jan 2017
Last edited: 7th Jan 2017
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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