Polyorchidism

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Nady Hassan Mostafa

Presentation

A palpable, painless mass in the anterior scrotal wall that he had had for a long time back.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Scrotum

Ultrasound confirmed that there are two extra-scrotal testes with relatively small size than the primary intrascrotal ones, with homogeneous parenchyma. Average vascularity with no abnormality detected.

No hydrocele nor varicocele.

No hernial sacs.

Case Discussion

Polyorchidism is a very rare congenital disorder, which is defined by the presence of more than two testicles. Usually asymptomatic and discovered incidentally on routine scrotal ultrasound. But there is an increased risk of malignancy and trauma.

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Case information

rID: 71601
Published: 26th Mar 2020
Last edited: 28th Mar 2020
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Al Azhar university

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