POLYORCHIDISM DISCOVERED AS AN INCIDENTAL FINDING IN 16 YEARS BOY DURING LEFT INGUINAL HERNIOTOMY

Sheikh Qais Falah

Abstract


A 16 years old boy presented with three months history of left inguinal hernia. On examination, he had two normal testicles in scrotum, one on either side. During left inguinal exploration for hernia repair, a third undescended testicle was found incidentally, which was excised.

Keywords


Polyorchidism; Triorchidism; Supernumerary testicle.

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