Hepatogonadal fusion

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

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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 (US)
Pages (from-to)E5-E6
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2012


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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