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open-access-imgOpen AccessAn atypical case of meconium periorchitis as paratesticular mass in a neonate
Author(s)
Rekhi Harnam Singh,
Mittal Sushil Kumar,
Mannem Srinath Reddy,
Arora Sahil,
Seth Kaushal,
Pakkiri Sathya,
Singh Ravitej,
Gupta Saryu,
Mathur Manoj
Publication year2016
Publication title
clinical case reports
Resource typeJournals
PublisherWiley
Key Clinical Message A 20‐day‐old boy was presented with left scrotal swelling, clinically diagnosed as hydrocele. Ultrasonographic findings suggested hydrocele with paratesticular mass. Intraoperatively we found paratesticular mass, separate from left testis. Specimen revealed fibroconnective tissue with mucoid degeneration and focal areas of calcification suggesting meconium periorchitis. It is important to consider meconium periorchitis as one of the etiologies, thereby avoiding unnecessary orchidectomies.
Subject(s)general surgery , medicine , obstetrics
Language(s)English
SCImago Journal Rank0.21
H-Index9
ISSN2050-0904
DOI10.1002/ccr3.619

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