appendix testis


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appendix testis

[ə′pen·diks ′tes·təs]
(medicine)
A remnant of the cranial part of the paramesonephric or Müllers duct, attached to the testis. Also known as hydatid of Morgagni.
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In pathologic specimen studies, torsion of appendix testis (hydatid of Morgagni) seem to be a frequent reason of acute testicular pathologies in pediatric group (9-43%).
Clinical suspicion was that the mass was an old torsed appendix testis that had become fibrotic.
The 3 most common entities that present in the pediatric patient with scrotal pain and swelling are: torsion of the appendix testis, testicular torsion, and epididymitis.