polyorchidism


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polyorchidism

 [pol″e-or´kĭ-dizm]
the presence of more than two testes.

pol·y·or·chism

, polyorchidism (pol-ē-ōr'kizm, -ōr'kid-izm),
Presence of one or more supernumerary testes.
[poly- + G. orchis, testis]

polyorchidism

/poly·or·chi·dism/ (-or´kid-izm) the presence of more than two testes.

pol·y·or·chism

, polyorchidism (pol'ē-ōr'kizm, -kid-izm)
Presence of one or more supernumerary testes.
[poly- + G. orchis, testis]

polyorchidism

the presence of more than two testes.
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The literature reports vary but only up to two hundred instances of polyorchidism have been described [1, 2].
This report presents the first known case of polyorchidism with three right-sided, intra-abdominal SNT in a patient less than one year of age.
Benign paratesticular lesions include adenomatoid tumours, spermatoceles, cystadenomas, hydroceles, hernias, vericoceles, calculi, polyorchidism, neurofibroma, tunic fibroma, and leiomyoma, while malignant lesions include liposarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, mesothelioma, and papillary serous tumours.
Polyorchidism is an extremely rare testicular malformation in children, and its etiology is unknown.
Polyorchidism is an extremely rare congenital anomaly of the urogenital system and is defined as the presence of more than two testes.
Polyorchidism is rare and can range from testicular duplication alone to duplication of the epididymis or the spermatic cord.
2] This paper presents a case of polyorchidism without any associated anomaly in a 23-year-old man.
On the basis of these imaging findings, a diagnosis of polyorchidism was made.
There is a discrepancy in the number of reported cases of polyorchidism.
This report represents an interesting case of biopsy-proven polyorchidism with torsion of an ipsilateral abnormal bilobed testis that was diagnosed intraoperatively during scrotal exploration for a suspected testicular torsion.
In our judgment, we consider bilobed testicle a variant of polyorchidism.