Bilobed testicle in children: diagnosis and management
AbstractBilobed testicle is an extremely rare testicular malformation in
children. It may be presumed that this condition could be an incomplete
expression of polyorchidism; however, the etiology of both
entities remains unknown. In this report, a 3-year-old boy presented
with a right bilobed testicle mimicking a testicular tumour. Since
there are insufficient data in the pediatric literature presenting the
ideal management of bilobed testicles, we believe it is important
to report this case to provide more information about this condition.
Although rare, bilobed testis should be considered in the differential
diagnosis of a testicular mass. Surgical treatment is not
mandatory, and conservative follow-up may play a role.
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