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African Journal of Urology

, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 180–182 | Cite as

Ectopic splenic tissue in the testis: A case report

  • E. Bekar
  • Tulin YaltaEmail author
  • H. Yarici
  • A. Dogdas
  • Y. Tuncer
Case Report
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Abstract

Splenogonadal fusion is a rare congenital anomaly that has been encountered in all age groups. It is defined as an abnormal connection between spleen and gonad or mesonephros derivatives. We report a case of splenogonadal fusion which was diagnosed incidentally in a 38-year-old man with a history of infertility. This rare entity should be considered in the differential diagnosis of testicular masses.

Key Words

Splenogonadal fusion testicular mass 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Bekar
    • 1
  • Tulin Yalta
    • 1
    • 5
    Email author
  • H. Yarici
    • 2
  • A. Dogdas
    • 3
  • Y. Tuncer
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PathologySivas State HospitalSivasTurkey
  2. 2.Department of UrologySivas State HospitalSivasTurkey
  3. 3.Department of RadiologySivas State HospitalSivasTurkey
  4. 4.Department of General SurgerySivas State HospitalSivasTurkey
  5. 5.Pathology DepartmentSivas State HospitalSivasTurkey

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