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Appendicular abscess masquerading as right testicular mass


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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