The investigation of crossed testicular ectopia includes transabdominal ultrasound, MRI of abdomen and pelvis and contrast-enhanced CT to look for associated anomalies [3, 5, 14].
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* The second type is crossed testicular ectopia, which is characterized by herniation of the testes, the entire uterus and both the fallopian tubes.
In our case, the PMDS was of the crossed testicular ectopia, with bilateral cryptorchid testis located in a position analogous to the ovaries, with a rudimentary uterus in the center and bilateral fallopian tubes and mullerian remnants.
First description of crossed testicular ectopia was made by Lenhossek in 1886.
Kimura stated that true crossed testicular ectopia is only if there are two distinct deferent ducts, a common duct suggesting the development of the testis from one genital ridge.
Crossed testicular ectopia is classified in three clinical types according to the presence of additional abnormalities.
The diagnosis of crossed testicular ectopia should be followed by more tests to exclude other genitourinary anomalies.