Ectopic adrenal tissue in the spermatic cord. Case report and review of the literature.

@article{Ventura1998EctopicAT,
  title={Ectopic adrenal tissue in the spermatic cord. Case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Luca Ventura and Pietro Leocata and Anderson J. Hind and Immacolata Greco and Terenzio Ventura},
  journal={Archivio italiano di urologia, andrologia : organo ufficiale [di] Societa italiana di ecografia urologica e nefrologica},
  year={1998},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={15-8}
}
Ectopic adrenal tissue is a not uncommon clinical finding, especially in children. These aberrant rests have been reported in various locations, such as kidney, testis and related structures, female genital tract and supradiaphragmatic region. The most common site in the male genital district is the spermatic cord. We report a case of ectopic adrenal in the spermatic cord, occasionally found in an asymptomatic 42-years-old man. No other pathologic condition of urogenital tract was present. The… CONTINUE READING