Vas deferens calcification

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Long-standing diabetic.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

Bilateral serpentine calcification in pelvis.

Case Discussion

Diabetes mellitus causes the vast majority of vas deferences calcification. In infective aetiology, unilateral calcification is more likely. Calcification involves muscles of wall.

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Case information

rID: 9223
Case created: 25th Mar 2010
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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