Seminal vesicle cysts combined with ipsilateral renal agenesis are a rare urological anomaly. We present a 24-year-old single man who suffered from difficulty urinating and irritative voiding symptoms for 4 years. The symptoms worsened in the last 6 months. A physical examination revealed right cryptorchidism with a pelvic mass. Digital rectal examination revealed a palpable large soft mass behind the prostate.
Diagnostic imaging (ultrasound, IV urography, computed tomography scan, and magnetic resonance imaging) showed a right seminal vesicle cyst. The ipsilateral kidney and ureter were absent. Open surgery cystectomy was performed, improving urinary symptoms.
Sallami Satáa, Sami Ben Rhouma, Haifa Nfoussi, Hanene Trabelsi, Nidhameddine Kchir, Ali Horchani
Submitted August 8, 2012 - Accepted for Publication September 7, 2012
KEYWORDS: Renal agenesis, seminal vesicle cyst, cryptorchidism
CORRESPONDENCE: Sallami Satáa, MD, La Rabta Hospital-University, Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CITATION: UroToday Int J. 2012 December;5(6):art 61. http://dx.doi.org/10.3834/uij.1944-5784.2012.12.06
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