Publications by authors named "Nasser Aldawsari"

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Splenogonadal fusion: A rare case report and literature review.

Urol Case Rep 2020 Nov 17;33:101307. Epub 2020 Jun 17.

King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Urology Department, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Splenogonadal fusion is a rare benign congenital anomaly with few cases described in the literature. It is 16 times more common in males than in females. A 22 year-old healthy male with cryptorchidism presented with preoperative imaging strongly suggestive of malignancy. Histopathology after left orchiectomy showed mixed splenic and testicular tissue with no sign of malignancy. Splenogonadal fusion is rarely diagnosed preoperatively. It should be included in differential diagnoses in patients presenting with a testicular or abdominal mass. Greater recognition of this rare anomaly may facilitate testis sparing surgery in future cases.
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November 2020