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Vol. 79, No. 3, 2007
Issue release date: October 2007

Segmental Testicular Infarction following Herniorrhaphy and Varicocelectomy

Calcagno C. · Gastaldi F.
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Segmental infarction of the testis is rare. To the best of our knowledge 36 cases have been reported in the literature. We report a case of focal infarction of the upper pole of the testis in a 23-year-old man following herniorrhaphy and varicocelectomy, treated with conservative surgery after intraoperative negative biopsy. The authors review the pertinent literature in terms of differential diagnosis, etiology and management.

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