Testicular microlithiasis

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[edit] Discussion of Testicular microlithiasis

  • Testicular microlithiasis is an uncommon condition with a reported prevalence of 0.6% in patients referred for scrotal sonography.
  • Controversial association between testicular microlithiasis, intratubular germ cell neoplasia, and testicular tumor.

[edit] Imaging Findings for Testicular microlithiasis

[edit] US

  • Small nonshadowing hyperechoic foci ranging in diameter from 1 to 3 mm.
  • These occur within the testicular parenchyma but may be distributed peripherally or segmentally.
  • Testicular microlithiasis usually occurs bilaterally

[edit] Images

Patient #1

Patient #2: US images demonstrate testicular microlithiasis

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