Tubular ectasia of the epididymis

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Painful right testis

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

The right epididymis is enlarged with multiple cystic changes "speckled appearance", indicating a tubular ectasia.

Both testes as well as the left epididymis appear of normal size and echotexture.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound appearances of an epididymal tubular ectasia, usually due to an obstruction of the ductus deferens.

 

Additional contributor: Z. Boudiaf MD

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Case information

rID: 64942
Published: 15th Dec 2018
Last edited: 16th Dec 2018
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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