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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Chronic epididymo-orchitis and scrotal ulcers
  1. Najah Rashid AlZayyani1,
  2. Abdul Majid Wani1,
  3. Wail Al Miamini2,
  4. Zeyad S Al Harbi3
  1. 1Bahrain Specialist Hospital, Manama, Bahrain
  2. 2Hera General Hospital, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
  3. 3Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
  1. Correspondence to Abdul Majid Wani, dr_wani_majid{at}


Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB) still presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Genitourinary TB constitutes about 20% of the extrapulmonary cases in regions where TB is endemic. Tuberculous infection of epididymis and testis is difficult to differentiate clinically from pyogenic infection, tumour or infarction. High-resolution sonography is currently the best readily available technique for imaging the scrotum and its contents, and accurate differentiation is important for proper diagnosis and treatment. The authors are presenting a unique case of chronic epididymo-orchitis with scrotal ulcers.

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