Bilateral scrotoschisis with crossed ectopy of the right testis
Received 12 December 2012
Accepted for publication 15 January 2013
Published 21 February 2013 Volume 2013:6 Pages 13—14
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Vincent C Onuora,1 Eshiobo Irekpita,1 Ugochukwu Alili,1 Agbomherele Ajekweneh,2 Ihuoma N Amaechi1
1Urology Unit, Department of Surgery, 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State, Nigeria
Abstract: Scrotoschisis is an uncommon congenital anomaly in which the testis descends to an extracorporeal position through a defect in the scrotum. Bilateral scrotoschisis is extremely rare. We present a case of a 16-hour old neonate who was referred to our centre with both testes protruding through a defect in the left hemiscrotum.
Keywords: bilateral scrotoschisis, crossed testicular ectopy
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