Penis and scrotum
Non-neoplastic lesions of scrotum
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Revised: 28 June 2013, last major update May 2010
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- 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
- 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
End of Penis and scrotum > Non-neoplastic lesions of scrotum > Peritesticular fibrosis
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