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splenotesticular fusion

Wednesday 16 March 2011

Digital slides

- Case 19 : Spleno-testicular fusion

Synopsis

- splenogonadal fusion
- elongated spleen connected with gonad (testsi or ovary)

  • possible colonic compression or stricture

- splenic nodule on gonad
- continuous splenic tissue from left hypochondre to gonad

Associations

- limb deficiency (9386063)

  • ectromelia

-  micrognathia (9386063)

See also

- splenic malformations

References

- Splenogonadal fusion with limb deficiency and micrognathia. Moore PJ, Hawkins EP, Galliani CA, Guerry-Force ML. South Med J. 1997 Nov;90(11):1152-5. PMID: 9386063