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CASE REPORT
Appendicular abscess masquerading as right testicular mass
  1. Pon Rachel Vedamanickam
  1. General Surgery, Baptist Christian Hospital Tezpur, Tezpur, Tamil Nadu, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pon Rachel Vedamanickam, rachel15987{at}gmail.com

Abstract

A 38-year-old man presented with an acute onset of pain and swelling of the right testis. On examination, he was tender in the right iliac fossa (RIF) with a grossly enlarged and tender right testis. Ultrasonography and contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen and pelvis revealed right epididymo-orchitis, a bulky and inflamed right spermatic cord and a well- defined, thick-walled collection in the RIF.

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  • Contributors PRV is the sole author of this article.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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