appendix testis


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appendix of testis

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a vesicular nonpedunculated structure attached to the cephalic pole of the testis; a vestige of the cephalic end of the paramesonephric (müllerian) duct.

appendix testis

A small bladder-like structure at the upper end of the testis . It ia a vestigial remnant of the cephalic portion of the müllerian duct
See also: appendix
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Based on the ultrasound and physical exam findings, the diagnosis of torsion of the appendix testis was considered.
The appendix testis is a vestige of the Mullerian duct that remains as a nonfunctional remnant during male embryological development [3].
Torsion of the appendix testis in neonates is extremely rare.
Torsion of the appendix testis is an extremely rare cause of scrotal swelling in neonates.
Clinical categorization of scrotal masses according to anatomic location and clinical findings Testicular Testicular Extratesticular Extratesticular painful masses painless painful masses painless masses masses Torsion of Malignant Epididymitis Hernia spermatic cord testicular tumors Orchitis Benign Torsion of Hydrocele, testicular appendix testis hematocele tumors Testicular trauma In utero Torsion of Adenomatoid (rupture, extravaginal epididymis epididymis hematoma) torsion tumor Hemorrage into Incarcerated Soft tissue tumor hernia tumors Benign or malignant Kawasaki disease Idiopathic scrotal edema Henoch-Schonlein purpura 1.
In pathologic specimen studies, torsion of appendix testis (hydatid of Morgagni) seem to be a frequent reason of acute testicular pathologies in pediatric group (9-43%).