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Pseudotumeur inflammatoire du cordon spermatique sur testicule ectopique: à propos d’un cas

Inflammatory pseudotumor of the spermatic cord on an ectopic testis: about one case


Les auteurs rapportent le premier cas de pseudotumeur du cordon spermatique observé chez un sujet présentant une ectopie testiculaire. L’exploration chirurgicale avait permis de retrouver une masse funiculaire surplombant le testicule, masse dont l’analyse histologique était revenue en faveur d’une funiculite pseudotumorale. À travers l’analyse de ce cas et une revue de la littérature, nous allons discuter des aspects diagnostiques et thérapeutiques de ces tumeurs paratesticulaires rares.


The authors report the first case of pseudotumor of the spermatic cord in a patient presenting with an ectopic testis. On surgical exploration, a funicular mass overriding the testis was found, and histologic study of the specimen showed a pseudotumoral funiculitis. Through the analysis of this case and a review of the literature, we shall discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic features of rare paratesticular tumors.


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Sarr, A., Dial, C., Sow, Y. et al. Pseudotumeur inflammatoire du cordon spermatique sur testicule ectopique: à propos d’un cas. Basic Clin. Androl. 20, 279–281 (2010).

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