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Anatomy of the Scrotum

  • Giovanni Liguori
  • Giangiacomo Ollandini
  • Renata Napoli
  • Giorgio Mazzon
  • Miloš Petrovic
  • Carlo Trombetta
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

An adequate knowledge of normal anatomy of the scrotum and its content is mandatory to identify the structures during imaging evaluation, and to understand their modifications when pathologies occur. In this chapter anatomy of the scrotal wall, testis, and cord will be described with particular emphasis to the structures that are clinically relevant and can be better recognized at ultrasound and other imaging modalities.

Keywords

Spermatic Cord Inguinal Canal Tunica Albuginea Spermatic Vein Testicular Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni Liguori
    • 1
  • Giangiacomo Ollandini
    • 1
  • Renata Napoli
    • 1
  • Giorgio Mazzon
    • 1
  • Miloš Petrovic
    • 1
  • Carlo Trombetta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of TriesteTriesteItaly

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