Hepatogonadal fusion

Rong Fan, Philip R. Faught, Jihong Sun, Kirsten K. Meldrum

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Abstract

An unusual spermatic cord-like structure was observed connecting the liver and right testis in a 3-month-old boy who was undergoing right inguinal hernia repair. The hepatic tissue was present along the entire length of this structure.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume47
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2012

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Spermatic Cord
Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Liver
Testis

Keywords

  • Cryptorchidism
  • Hepatogonadal fusion
  • Hepatotesticular connection
  • Hepatotesticular fusion
  • Splenogonadal fusion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Hepatogonadal fusion. / Fan, Rong; Faught, Philip R.; Sun, Jihong; Meldrum, Kirsten K.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 47, No. 2, 02.2012.

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Fan, Rong ; Faught, Philip R. ; Sun, Jihong ; Meldrum, Kirsten K. / Hepatogonadal fusion. In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2012 ; Vol. 47, No. 2.
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