Penis and scrotum
Nonneoplastic lesions of scrotum
Peritesticular fibrosis

Authors: Antonio Cubilla, M.D., Alcides Chaux, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 April 2018, last major update May 2010

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Cite this page: Cubilla, A., Chaux, A. Peritesticular fibrosis. website. Accessed January 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Benign tumor-like lesion simulating a testicular tumor (Arch Surg 1978;113:814)
  • May cause bowel wall perforation in infants with meconium periorchitis
  • Typically involves tunica albuginea
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Dense fibrosis, focal edema, lymphangiectasis and perivascular round cell infiltration
  • Active epididymitis and chronic interstitial orchitis present in some cases
  • Associated with fibrinous or hyalinized loose bodies in cavity