A Case Presentation With Tranverse Testicular Ectopia

Hasan Cece, Mahmut Abuhandan, Sema Yildiz, Omer Karakas, Ekrem Karakas


Ectopic testis is defined as the aberrant location of testis in places other than the scrotum during descent from the inguinal canal after the external ring. These aberrant locations include suprapubic site, medial of the thigh, perineum, anterior abdominal wall and contralateral scrotum. An interesting and rare form of ectopic testis is transverse testicular ectopia (TTE) or in other words, cross testicular ectopia. This abnormality presents with both testicles in the same hemiscrotum. In this manuscript, we present a four-year old male case who presented to our out patients clinic with left undescended testis and was diagnosed with transverse testicular ectopia.



Testis; Crossed ectopia; Ultrasonography

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