Case of the Week – Polyorchidism

Polyorchidism or supernumerary testicles Is a rare condition with the presence of an accessory testis, can be unilateral or bilateral. It is believed to occur due to abdnormal development of the gential ridge in the 8th week of fetal development.

Thereis usually 3 testes with the extra testicle usually located in the LT in 65 % of cases.

There can also be 4 testicles (4.3% of cases)

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