Eur J Pediatr Surg 2011; 21(3): 191-192
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1270456
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Transverse Testicular Ectopia Treated by Transseptal Contralateral Transposition: Case Report

E. Divarcı1 , I. Ulman1 , A. Avanoglu1
  • 1Ege University, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Izmir, Turkey
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Publication Date:
31 January 2011 (online)


Transverse testicular ectopia (TTE) is a well described, rare, congenital abnormality of testicular maldescent, in which both testes descend through the same inguinal canal, ending in one hemiscrotum. The diagnosis can be established by careful physical examination or ultrasound, or may be found incidentally during inguinal surgery. Persistent Müllerian duct syndrome (PMDS) may be associated with TTE (%20).


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Dr. Emre Divarcıresident 

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Department of Pediatric Surgery

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