pampiniform


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pampiniform

 [pam-pin´ĭ-form]
shaped like a tendril.

pam·pin·i·form

(pam-pin'i-fōrm),
Having the shape of a tendril; denoting a vinelike structure.
[L. pampinus, a tendril, + forma, form]

pam·pin·i·form

(pam-pin'i-fōrm)
Having the shape of a tendril; denoting a vinelike structure.
[L. pampinus, a tendril, + forma, form]
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Grade 5: spontaneous basal reflux that does not increase during the Valsalva maneuver, testicular hypotrophy, overt varicocele, varicosities in the pampiniform plexus.
Varicocele repair involves the ligation of the dilated veins of the pampiniform plexus.
The pampiniform plexus represented by a fine network of testicular veins almost completely involves the segment of the testicular artery in the spermatic funiculus.
The spermatic cord is an extremely unusual site for this tumor, where it is thought to arise from the pampiniform plexus.
The veins that take blood from the testicle (technically called the pampiniform plexus) become permanently swollen and engorged with blood.
Color Doppler US revealed the presence of two testes in the same left hemiscrotum and dilated pampiniform plexus veins.
High frequency ultrasonography with Doppler is highly sensitive in demonstrating the dilated, tortuous veins of pampiniform plexus and flow reversal on Valsalva manoeuvre.
Varicoceles (VCs), which are defined as dilations and tortuosities of the pampiniform venous plexus in the spermatic cord, are the predominant cause of male infertility [1].
A varicocele is the result of an abnormal enlargement of the pampiniform venous plexus, the structure responsible for venous drainage of testicles to the gonadal vein trunci, pudendal and cremasteric veins.
The difference in insertion of the left testicular vein is believed to have resulted in an increase in hydrostatic pressure which is transmitted subsequently to the pampiniform plexus and causing dilatation and tortuosity of the veins.
A varicocele is a vascular abnormality of the scrotum that is defined as pathological dilations of venous pampiniform plexus [1,2] resulting from absence or incompetence of the valves of the internal spermatic vein.
Varicocele, the varicosity of the pampiniform venous plexus of the spermatic cord, represents the first cause of male infertility [7].