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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 317-319

Transverse testicular ectopia with a blind ending vas deferens


Department of Paediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Anjan Kumar Dhua
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Room No 4002, Pre Clinical Block, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.189717

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Transverse testicular ectopia (TTE) is an uncommon anomaly of testicular descent. Herein, we describe a case of TTE with blindly ending vas and persistent Mόllerian duct syndrome in a 2-year-old child. Orchidopexy could be done through the normal orthotopic route after separating it from the Mόllerian structure and dividing the peritoneal fold just distal to the blindly ending vas. The report highlights that laparoscopy is useful for identifying subtle anomalies in addition to its therapeutic role.


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