Testis and epididymis
Infectious testicular lesions
Reviewer: Sean Williamson, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 April 2013, last major update December 2012
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- Testis usually involved first
- Discrete gummas contribute to enlarged, irregular testis
- Gummas: diffuse interstitial inflammation with edema, lymphocytes and plasma cells, with obliterative endarteritis and perivascular cuffing
- Spirochetes usually identified in gummatous but not fibromatous stages
End of Testis and epididymis > Infectious testicular lesions > Syphilis
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