Splenogonadal fusion: An important differential diagnosis for testicular masses


Julio Slongo, Diana Cardona-Grau Cardona-Grau, Hubert Santiago Swana, Mark Alan Rich

Splenogonadal fusion is a rare cause of scrotal swelling. We present a case of a 9-year-old boy with a left testicular mass and phocomelia who was found to have splenogonadal fusion upon scrotal exploration. We discuss the etiology, pathophysiology and management of splenogonadal fusion.


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