May 2005

Abnormal Testicle

Clinical Info

Palpable non tender mass in the left testicle

Ultrasound Images & Clips

31 year old male, Palpable non tender mass in the left testicle

Longitudinal view of the left testicle showing a lobulated mass with a density slightly lower than the rest of the testicle.
Longitudinal view of the left testicle showing a lobulated mass with a density slightly lower than the rest of the testicle.
The mass shows a marked hypervascularity compared to the rest of the testicle.
The mass shows a marked hypervascularity compared to the rest of the testicle.
Transverse image of the testicular mass.

Because a vascularized non tender testicular mass in a 31 year old male is highly suspicious of malignancy, the patient was operated.

To everyone's surprise the mass was not malignant, but was a splenogonadal
Transverse image of the testicular mass. Because a vascularized non tender testicular mass in a 31 year old male is highly suspicious of malignancy, the patient was operated. To everyone's surprise the mass was not malignant, but was a splenogonadal
This hypoechoic lesion in the testicle of a 20 year old male was also benign and was a Leydig´s cell tumor.
This hypoechoic lesion in the testicle of a 20 year old male was also benign and was a Leydig´s cell tumor.
This lobulated testicular lesion in a 32 year old patient with mixed echogenicity, without vascularization, appeared to be a hemorrhagic chronic inflammation.

However testicular lesions, especially when they are vascularized, should always be considere
This lobulated testicular lesion in a 32 year old patient with mixed echogenicity, without vascularization, appeared to be a hemorrhagic chronic inflammation. However testicular lesions, especially when they are vascularized, should always be considere

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 31

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System