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07 December 2020: Articles

Testicular Ectopia in a Child’s Anterior Abdominal Wall: A Case Report and Literature Review

Challenging differential diagnosis, Congenital defects / diseases

Suliaman Mohammed Alaqeel A , Anan Hassan Hakeem A , Jamila Obaid Almaary A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.927495

Am J Case Rep 2020; 21:e927495

Table 1. Published reports of abdominal wall testicular ectopia.

AuthorYear of publicationPatient age (month)Involved sideTestis size (cm)Associated anomaliesDefectManagement
Joda A. []9 20193RightNot mentionedNoneNot mentioned Testis was found deep to fascia at ASIS Open inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
Raj V. []10 20189LeftNot mentionedNoneDeep ringDiagnostic laparoscopy, open inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
Natarjan M. []11 201737yRightNot mentionedNoneSuperficial ringOpen inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
Siddique S.A. []12 20163-daysRight1.04×0.64ASDTalipes equinovarus Superficial ringOpen inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
Haseeb A. []13 20169LeftNot mentionedNoneDeep ringOpen inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
6RightNot mentionedDextrocardiaPDASolitary kidneyRight vesicoureteric reflux Deep ringOpen inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
Pandey A. [,]14 2016,20116LeftNot mentionedNot mentionedDeep ringOpen inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
Yeap M. []16 201511Right1.1×0.4Not mentionedNot mentionedIntra-abdominal testisDiagnostic laparoscopy, staged Stephen-Fowlers orchidopexy
Andrade K. []17 20146RightNot mentionedNot mentionedNot mentioned testis was found above deep ringOpen inguinal exploration, orchiectomy, left orchidopexy
Rao P. []18 200536LeftNot mentionedArthrogryposis multiplex congenitaNot mentionedOpen inguinal exploration, orchidopexy
* ASIS – anterior superior iliac spine;
** ASD – atrial septal defect;
*** PDA – patent ductus arteriosus.

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