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Two months sodium nitrate supplementation alleviates testicular injury in streptozotocin-induced diabetic male rats.

Exp Physiol 2018 Dec 12;103(12):1603-1617. Epub 2018 Sep 12.

Drug Applied Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran.

New Findings: What is the central question of this study? Can low-dose inorganic nitrate supplementation prevent testicular structural and functional alterations in streptozotocin-induced type 1 diabetic male rats? What is the main finding and it's important? Treatment with a low dose of inorganic nitrate for 2 months had protective effects on the male reproductive system in diabetic rats including improved body weight loss, sperm and testis parameters, spermatogenesis index and testicular histology as well as increased serum testosterone levels. These favourable effects may be associated with increased serum insulin and decreased serum glucose, and with modulation of apoptosis in testis.

Abstract: Inorganic nitrate supplementation is a possible therapeutic agent in diabetes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1113/EP087198DOI Listing
December 2018
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First case of sexually transmitted asymptomatic female genital tuberculosis from spousal epididymal tuberculosis diagnosed by active screening.

Int J Infect Dis 2018 Aug 4;73:60-62. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Tuberculosis screening was performed for a healthy asymptomatic woman to determine whether she had been infected with active genital tuberculosis via sexual intercourse with her husband who had epididymal tuberculosis. Vaginal swab culture yielded Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Furthermore, whole genome sequencing revealed that the two causative isolates were genetically identical. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2018.05.021DOI Listing
August 2018
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Recurrent bilateral Mycobacterium bovis necrotizing epididymitis: a case report.

BMC Res Notes 2018 May 18;11(1):308. Epub 2018 May 18.

Aix-Marseille Univ, IRD, MEPHI, IHU Méditerranée Infection, 19-21 Boulevard Jean Moulin, 13005, Marseille, France.

Background: Mycobacterium bovis causing tuberculosis in animals is responsible for zoonotic tuberculosis in patients. Veterinary control measures and milk pasteurization has led to a significant decrease in human cases of M. bovis infections in developed countries. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3426-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5960082PMC
May 2018
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Tuberculosis of the Urogenital Tract in Adults in a Tertiary Referral Center.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2018 ;1040:29-37

Department of Family Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, 1A Banacha Street, 02-097, Warsaw, Poland.

The genitourinary system is the main location of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. In Poland, it occupies the third place after tuberculosis of the pleura and lymph nodes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence and characteristics of tuberculosis in the urogenital tract in adult patients in a tertiary referral center in the years 2007-2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/5584_2017_103DOI Listing
October 2018
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Xanthogranuloma of the epididymis.

Urol Case Rep 2018 Mar 9;17:50-52. Epub 2018 Jan 9.

The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute and Department of Urology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eucr.2018.01.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5772349PMC
March 2018
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Cytomorphological spectrum of epididymal nodules: An institution's experience.

Cytojournal 2017 12;14:26. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Address: Department of Pathology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.

Background: Epididymal lesions are uncommon in clinical practice. Few case series has been described in the literature documenting the role of cytology in the evaluation of epididymal nodules. This study was undertaken to analyze the cytomorphology of epididymal nodules and to evaluate role of fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in early definitive diagnosis of epididymal nodules. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/cytojournal.cytojournal_51_16DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5721597PMC
October 2017
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[Masks of urogenital tuberculosis as the cause of diagnostic errors].

Urologiia 2017 Oct(5):100-105

TB Research Institute of Minzdrav of Russia, Novosibirsk, Russia, Novosibirsk State Medical University of Minzdrav of Russia, Novosibirsk, Russia.

Urogenital tuberculosis does not have pathognomonic symptoms, so diagnostic errors are quite common. This systematic review of literature was conducted to identify the causes and estimate the incidence of erroneous diagnoses. We critically evaluated some articles in which the authors describe observations of urogenital tuberculosis as rare and unusual because they never encountered this disease, but in fact that were typical manifestations of genitourinary tuberculosis. Read More

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October 2017
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[Chronic course of latent urogenital tuberculosis].

Urologiia 2017 Oct(5):91-94

Omsk State Medical University, Omsk, Russia.

This is a case report of an elderly patient with urogenital tuberculosis and concurrent tuberculosis of peripheral inguinal lymph nodes. The disease manifested by a fistulous form of inguinal lymphadenitis for 10 years and spread to the kidneys and genitals, but the patient did not seek medical attention. Changes on the glans penis prompted him to consult dermatovenereologist. Read More

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October 2017
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Genital tuberculosis: current status of diagnosis and management.

Transl Androl Urol 2017 Apr;6(2):222-233

Department of Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Genitourinary Tuberculosis (GUTB) is the second most common extra-pulmonary manifestation of tuberculosis (Tb) and an isolated involvement of genital organs is reported in 5-30% of the cases. Genital involvement results from primary reactivation of latent bacilli either in the epididymis or the prostate or by secondary spread from the already infected urinary organs. The epididymis are the commonest involved organs affected primarily by a hematogenous mode of spread. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/tau.2016.12.04DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5422679PMC
April 2017
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Urogenital Tuberculosis.

Microbiol Spectr 2017 01;5(1)

Division of Urology, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil.

Urogenital tuberculosis is the second most frequent form of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Starting with a pulmonary focus, 2 to 20% of patients develop urogenital tuberculosis through hematogenous spread to the kidneys, prostate, and epididymis; through the descending collecting system to the ureters, bladder, and urethra; and through the ejaculatory ducts to the genital organs. Urogenital tuberculosis occurs at all age ranges, but it is predominant in males in their fourth and fifth decades. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/microbiolspec.TNMI7-0015-2016DOI Listing
January 2017
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Comparative investigation of methionine and novel formulation Metovitan protective effects in Wistar rats with testicular and epididymal toxicity induced by anti-tuberculosis drugs co-administration.

Food Chem Toxicol 2017 Jan 3;99:222-230. Epub 2016 Dec 3.

General Toxicology Department, SI «Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology NAMS of Ukraine», Eugene Pottier Str. 14, Kyiv, Ukraine.

Despite clear beneficial effects, studies on the efficacy of different formulations of micronutrients and vitamins in the treatment of male infertility are still very limited. The aim of the study was to compare the efficacy of methionine and novel formulation Metovitan based on the combination of methionine, thiamine, nicotinamide, α-tocopherol acetate and zinc salt as remedies for prevention of anti-tuberculosis drugs (ATD) anti-fertility effects in male rats. ATD co-administration resulted in testicular CYP2E1, CYP2C23 and CYP3A2 transcriptional activation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fct.2016.12.001DOI Listing
January 2017
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A rare case of isolated testicular tuberculosis and review of literature.

J Family Med Prim Care 2016 Apr-Jun;5(2):468-470

Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Murshidabad Medical College, Berhampore, West Bengal, India.

Testicular tuberculosis (TB) is a rare form of genitourinary TB. It is usually presented as painful or painless testicular swelling with or without scrotal ulceration or discharging sinus. Infertility may occur. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/2249-4863.192334DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5084585PMC
November 2016
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A case of testicular tuberculosis mimicking malignancy in a healthy young man.

Ther Adv Infect Dis 2016 Jun 4;3(3-4):110-3. Epub 2016 Jul 4.

Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

Genitourinary tuberculosis represents a form of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis that occurs in the kidneys, ureters, seminal vesicles, prostate, testis, vas deferens, and epididymis. Isolated testicular involvement is unusual, and differential diagnosis includes testicular tumor, acute infection, infarction, and granulomatous infection. We report a case of a 36-year-old Ecuadorian man residing in New York, New York, who presented with a painful scrotal mass, weight loss, and purulent discharge from ulcerated lesion in scrotal area 10 years following his immigration to the United States. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2049936116655261DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4971592PMC
June 2016
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Repeated administration of ethambutol in therapeutic dose causes testes alteration and spermatogenesis disruption in Wistar rats.

Hum Exp Toxicol 2017 May 22;36(5):520-533. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

1 General Toxicology Department, SI "Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology NAMS of Ukraine," Kyiv, Ukraine.

Ethambutol (EMB) is conventionally used to treat tuberculosis and atypical Mycobacterium infections in combination with other antimycobacterial drugs. Eventually, EMB testicular toxicity has not been explored extensively yet. The aim of the study is to evaluate testicular toxicity of EMB. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0960327116655390DOI Listing
May 2017
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Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis masquerading as acute scrotum.

BMJ Case Rep 2016 Feb 4;2016. Epub 2016 Feb 4.

Department of Urology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

An 18-year-old boy, a refugee from Afghanistan, with no significant medical history, presented after 1 day of severe left testicular pain. History, clinical examination and scrotal ultrasound suggested the diagnosis of epididymo-orchitis. He was discharged on a 2-week course of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid. Read More

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http://casereports.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bcr-2015-21406
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2015-214060DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4746547PMC
February 2016
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Evaluating the clinical significances of serum HE4 with CA125 in peritoneal tuberculosis and epithelial ovarian cancer.

Biomarkers 2016 15;21(2):168-72. Epub 2015 Dec 15.

a Department of Gynecologic Oncology , Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital , Tianjin , China .

This study aimed to evaluate the clinical significances of human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) with cancer antigen 125 (CA125) in differential diagnosis between epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) and peritoneal tuberculosis (PTB). We retrospectively reviewed data of 31 patients suspected preoperatively as having EOC but whose pathological results revealed PTB. The concentrations of serum HE4 and CA125 in PTB were significantly lower than that in EOC. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/1354750X.2015.1118552DOI Listing
December 2016
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A rare presentation of tuberculous prostatic abscess in young patient.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2015 18;10:80-2. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Department of Urology, Ratna Hospital, Maharashtra Medical Research Society, Pune, India.

Introduction: Genitourinary tuberculosis contributes 15-20% of extra pulmonary tuberculosis. Prostatic tuberculosis is much less common than renal, vesico-seminal and epididymal TB. Predisposing factor include prior tubercular infection, immunocompromised status, previous BCG therapy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2015.03.028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4429845PMC
May 2015
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Serum Human Epididymis Protein 4 (HE4) in the Differential Diagnosis of Peritoneal Tuberculosis: A Report of Two Cases.

Balkan Med J 2014 Sep 1;31(3):270-1. Epub 2014 Sep 1.

Department of Gynecologic Oncology, Zeynep Kamil Women and Children's Health and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.13326DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4204762PMC
September 2014
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[Investigation and management of genito-urinary tuberculosis].

Rev Med Interne 2014 Dec 17;35(12):808-14. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Service de médecine interne, hôpital Beaujon, 100, boulevard du Général-Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France.

Genito-urinary tuberculosis is the fourth most common manifestation of the disease, but it is often underestimated by clinicians because of few and non-specific symptoms and insidious disease course. The most common urinary findings are multiple ureteral stenosis. The most common genital involvement is an epididymal nodule for men and a chronic salpingitis for women. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S02488663140058
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.revmed.2014.07.006DOI Listing
December 2014
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Nationwide survey of urogenital tuberculosis in Japan.

Int J Urol 2014 Nov 14;21(11):1171-7. Epub 2014 Jul 14.

Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan; Japanese Research Group for UTI, Japan.

Objectives: To determine current epidemiology and treatment patterns of urogenital tuberculosis in Japan.

Methods: A questionnaire was sent to the urological departments of 1203 Japanese hospitals. Clinical data was reviewed retrospectively; no time range was specified. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/iju.12549DOI Listing
November 2014
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Unusual isolated tubercolous epididymitis. Case report.

Authors:
L Dell'Atti

G Chir 2014 May-Jun;35(5-6):134-6

We present an unusual case of tuberculous epididymitis in a 33-year-old African patient, who was referred to our Department of Urology with a right intrascrotal mass. There was no evidence of fever, hematuria, dysuria or symptoms from the lower urinary tract. The patient did not demonstrate any laboratory signs of inflammation (white blood cells, C reactive protein). Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4321516PMC
September 2014
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[Actual issues of pathogenesis of tuberculosis of male genital organs].

Authors:
P I Stepanov

Urologiia 2014 Mar-Apr(2):36-9

Based on a survey of 467 men with genital tuberculosis, following conclusions were made. The presence of morphological signs of nonspecific prostatitis of toxic-allergic genesis in patients with newly diagnosed tuberculosis of the urinary and genital organs proves the possibility of primary infection of the epididymis with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Primarily isolated epididymal tuberculosis was diagnosed in 21 (4,5%) patients. Read More

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July 2014
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Sonographic findings of tuberculous vasitis.

J Ultrasound Med 2014 May;33(5):913-6

Department of Radiology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, 149 Sangil-Dong, Gangdong-Gu, Seoul 134-090, Korea. E-mail;

The purpose of this series was to describe the sonographic findings of tuberculous vasitis. We conducted a retrospective analysis of 3 cases of tuberculous vasitis. The following grayscale and color Doppler sonographic features were analyzed: location, echogenicity of the lesion, epididymal or testicular involvement, presence of hydrocele, and blood flow within the lesion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7863/ultra.33.5.913DOI Listing
May 2014
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Evaluating the clinical significance of serum HE4 levels in lung cancer and pulmonary tuberculosis.

Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2013 Oct;17(10):1346-53

State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, and Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Centre, Guangzhou, China.

Objective: To evaluate whether serum human epididymis protein 4 (HE4) levels could be used as a marker to differentiate lung cancer from pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) and as a prognostic indicator in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Design: HE4 levels were measured in serum samples from 106 healthy controls, 190 lung cancer patients, 114 patients with PTB and 24 patients with pneumonia using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

Results: Serum HE4 levels in lung cancer patients were significantly higher than those in patients with PTB and healthy controls (P < 0. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.13.0058DOI Listing
October 2013
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Genito-urinary tuberculosis revisited--13 years' experience of a single centre.

Indian J Tuberc 2013 Jan;60(1):15-22

Department of Urology, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (I.P.GM.E.R) , Kolkata, West Bengal.

Background: Tuberculosis had been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as 'public health emergency' in 1993. Extra pulmonary tuberculosis (E.P. Read More

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January 2013
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Pseudotumoral tuberculous ureteritis: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2013 Feb 15;7:45. Epub 2013 Feb 15.

Urology Department, University Hospital of Fez, Rue Zag, Résidence Andalous III, 30070, Quartier Al-Wafae Fès, Morocco.

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Introduction: Tuberculosis is still endemic in Morocco and the urogenital form is common. This form is characterized by clinical polymorphism. However, the isolated ureteric form is very rare. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1752-1947-7-45DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3577482PMC
February 2013
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Genitourinary histoplasmosis in post-renal transplant patient: Diagnostic dilemma.

Indian J Urol 2012 Jul;28(3):359-61

Department of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Genitourinary histoplasmosis is very rare and to our knowledge only four cases of epididymal histoplasmosis and nine cases of prostatic histoplasmosis have been reported in literature. We hereby report a case of a middle-aged male, who presented three years after renal transplant, with complaints of fever, pain, and swelling in the scrotum. Imaging disclosed an enlarged right epididymis with prostatic and retrotrigonal abscess, suggesting tuberculosis infection. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-1591.102730DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3507415PMC
July 2012
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A clinicopathologic study of tuberculous epididymo-orchitis in Thailand.

Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2012 Jul;43(4):951-8

Division of Anatomical Pathology, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis is an uncommon disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis of the testis and epididymis. We reviewed 25 cases of tuberculous epididymo-orchitis, diagnosed at the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University between July 2000 and June 2010. The mean age at diagnosis was 54. Read More

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July 2012
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Tuberculous epididymitis-cytology-based diagnosis.

Indian J Tuberc 2012 Jan;59(1):52-3

Department of Pathology, Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai-400706.

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January 2012
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[Diagnosis and treatment of testicular and epididymal diseases in Tibetan area].

Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 2012 Apr;18(4):353-5

Department of Surgery, The First People's Hospital of Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa, Tibet 850000, China.

Objective: To explore the clinical types, prevention and treatment of testicular and epididymal diseases in the Tibetan area.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the clinical data of 105 cases of testicular or epididymal diseases treated in our department from 2007 to 2009. All the patients were permanent inhabitants in Tibet. Read More

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April 2012
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Isolated tuberculous epididymo-orchitis: an unusual presentation of tuberculosis.

J Infect Dev Ctries 2012 Jan 12;6(1):92-4. Epub 2012 Jan 12.

Departments of Microbiology, Kasturba Medical College Manipal, Manipal University, India.

Isolated epididymo-orchitis is an unusual presentation of tuberculosis. A case of bilateral epididymitis and right-sided orchitis with scrotal involvement in a 38-year-old male patient is presented. Strong clinical suspicion of tuberculous etiology was confirmed by appropriate investigations of epididymal biopsy. Read More

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January 2012
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Can tissue PCR augment the diagnostic accuracy in genitourinary tract tuberculosis?

Urol Int 2012 29;88(1):34-8. Epub 2011 Nov 29.

Division of Urology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. urologyarun @ yahoo.com

Purpose: Conventional methods like smear and culture for Mycobacterium tuberculosis are of limited sensitivity and specificity. Histopathological examination (HPE) for the tissues obtained gives inconclusive diagnosis in the absence of caseous necrosis or stained acid-fast bacilli. This study was conducted to determine the utility of tissue PCR for diagnosing tuberculosis of the genitourinary tract (GUTB) and its comparative evaluation with HPE. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000327039DOI Listing
June 2012
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An unusual presentation of primary male genital tuberculosis.

Rev Urol 2011 ;13(3):176-8

Urogenital tuberculosis is a rare disease; however, it is the second most common location for tuberculosis after the lung. Currently, incidence of urogenital tuberculosis is increasing due to factors such as a higher prevalence of immunosuppression (especially that caused by human immunodeficiency virus infection) and drug abuse. Herein a new case of male genital primary tuberculosis is reported presenting as a scrotal tumor; the originality of this observation lies in its unusual pseudotumor form. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3222923PMC
August 2012
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[Scrotal ulcers revealing pulmonary and genitourinary tuberculosis].

Dermatol Online J 2011 Aug 15;17(8):10. Epub 2011 Aug 15.

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Hospital de São João EPE, Faculty of Medicine of Porto, Portugal.

A 76-year-old male patient with an angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma under treatment with fludarabine was referred because of scrotal ulcers, evolving for several months. Respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary symptoms were denied. Histopathological examination showed the presence of a chronic inflammatory process with epithelioid granulomas. Read More

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August 2011
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[Granuloma of epididymis of patient treated with intravesical BCG therapy--complication of BCG therapy or tuberculosis?].

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2011 ;79(4):305-8

Przychodnia Przykliniczna Instytutu Gruźlicy i Chorób Płuc w Warszawie, ul. Płocka 26, Warsaw.

We present a case of 72-year old man treated from 2007 for superficial bladder carcinoma. Patient had undergone surgical intervention for transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder, followed by BCG therapy. Two years later enlarged right testis and epididymis was observed. Read More

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December 2011
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F-18 FDG PET/CT imaging of solitary genital tuberculosis mimicking recurrent lymphoma.

Clin Nucl Med 2011 Apr;36(4):315-6

Department of Urology, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Republic of Korea.

A 65-year-old man who had multiple lymph nodes swelling was pathologically diagnosed with diffuse large B cell lymphoma. After initiation of induction chemotherapy, F-18 FDG PET/CT showed a significantly decreased extent of previous lymphomatous lesions except for 2 newly developed focal hypermetabolic lesions in the prostate and left epididymis. The specimens from the prostate and orchiectomy revealed tuberculosis lesions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0b013e31820aa033DOI Listing
April 2011
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Chronic epididymo-orchitis and scrotal ulcers.

BMJ Case Rep 2011 Mar 8;2011. Epub 2011 Mar 8.

Bahrain Specialist Hospital, Manama, Bahrain.

Extrapulmonary tuberculosis (TB) still presents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Genitourinary TB constitutes about 20% of the extrapulmonary cases in regions where TB is endemic. Tuberculous infection of epididymis and testis is difficult to differentiate clinically from pyogenic infection, tumour or infarction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr.03.2010.2825DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3063274PMC
March 2011
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Isolated tuberculous orchitis: A mimicker of testicular malignancy.

Indian J Urol 2010 Apr;26(2):284-6

Department of Urology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.

Isolated tuberculous orchitis is a rare entity. The coexistence of tuberculosis of the testis with filarial worm infestation is even more rare. In this report, we present a case of tuberculous involvement of the testis, associated with filarial worm infestation in the spermatic cord that presented as a testicular tumor. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-1591.65404DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2938556PMC
April 2010
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Modulatory activity of antioxidants against the toxicity of Rifampicin in vivo.

Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 2010 Jan-Feb;52(1):43-6

Department of Pharmacology, University of Lagos-Nigeria, Nigeria.

The World Health Organization (WHO) has shown concern about the burden of tuberculosis in the developing countries. Even though rifampicin is an effective drug in the management of tuberculosis, it has been documented to have some toxic effects in humans. Therefore, this study intends to investigate the modulatory effect of vitamins C and E on the hepatotoxicity, sperm quality and brain toxicity of Rifampicin. Read More

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May 2010
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Case report and review: Potts disease and epididymal tuberculosis presenting as back pain and scrotal mass.

Am J Emerg Med 2010 Feb;28(2):261.e3-6

Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.

Tuberculosis (TB) is the world's leading infectious disease killer after AIDS [Tubercle. 1991;72:1-6; Lancet. 2003;362(9387):887-899]. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2009.06.015DOI Listing
February 2010
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Two case reports of ultrasonography features in male genital tuberculosis.

Indian J Tuberc 2009 Apr;56(2):95-9

Department of Radiodiagnosis, M.M. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Mullana, Ambala, Haryana.

Genitourinary tuberculosis is the common manifestation of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis. In the male genital tract, the epididymis followed by seminal vesicle, prostate, vas deferens and testis are commonly affected sites. Ultrasonography (USG) is the best imaging modality for the diagnosis of the diseases of male genital tract. Read More

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April 2009
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Impact of infection on the secretory capacity of the male accessory glands.

Int Braz J Urol 2009 May-Jun;35(3):299-308; discussion 308-9

Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, University of Giessen, Giessen, Germany.

Introduction: Studies that compare the impact of different infectious entities of the male reproductive tract (MRT) on the male accessory gland function are controversial.

Materials And Methods: Semen analyses of 71 patients with proven infections of the MRT were compared with the results of 40 healthy non-infected volunteers. Patients were divided into 3 groups according to their diagnosis: chronic prostatitis NIH type II (n = 38), chronic epididymitis (n = 12), and chronic urethritis (n = 21). Read More

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http://www.scielo.br/pdf/ibju/v35n3/v35n3a06.pdf
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December 2010
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Incidence, etiopathogenesis and pathological aspects of genitourinary tuberculosis in India: A journey revisited.

Indian J Urol 2008 Jul;24(3):356-61

Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Background: Tuberculosis is one of the major health problems in India. Genitourinary tuberculosis comprises 20% of all extrapulmonary tuberculosis, and is the most common extrapulmonary system to be affected by this disease. The recent surge in the incidence of HIV-infected patients in India has further ignited the fury. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0970-1591.42618DOI Listing
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July 2008
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Isolated tuberculous epididymitis masquerading as a scrotal tumor.

J Microbiol Immunol Infect 2008 Dec;41(6):528-30

Department of Infection, Mennonite Christian Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan.

This report is of a patient with isolated tuberculous epididymitis presenting with a scrotal tumor. A 65-year-old man presented with a rapidly growing, painless mass over his right testicle. A non-tender indurated tumor was identified in the right hemi-scrotum. Read More

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December 2008
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[Diagnosis and treatment of isolated tuberculous epididymitis].

Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 2008 Oct;14(10):917-9

Department of Urology, Shengjing Hospital Affiliated to China Medical University, Shenyang, Liaoning 110004, China.

Objective: To improve the diagnosis and the treatment of tuberculous epididymitis.

Methods: Retrospective studies were made of 20 cases of isolated epididymal tuberculosis defined as "tuberculosis infection affecting the epididymis without evidence of renal involvement as documented by the absence of acid fast bacilli in the urine sample and on imaging" among 35 patients with epididymal tuberculosis. Two weeks after the intensified anti-TB treatment by the combined therapy of Isoniazid + Rifampicin + Streptomycin or Ethambutol, all the patients underwent surgical removal of the tuberculous lesion, followed again by the combined therapy for 6-9 months. Read More

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October 2008
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[Case of tuberculous epididymitis caused by intravesical BCG therapy].

Hinyokika Kiyo 2008 Sep;54(9):625-7

Department of Urology, The University of Tokushima Graduate School Institute of Health Bioscience.

Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) therapy is commonly used against superficial urothelial carcinoma, especially carcinoma in situ (CIS). We report a case of tuberculous epididymitis that occurred during a course of intravesical BCG therapy. A 76-year-old man had received intravesical BCG therapy for multiple superficial bladder cancer and CIS in prostatic urethra after transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TUR-Bt). Read More

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September 2008
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Urogenital tuberculosis: patient classification in seven different groups according to clinical and radiological presentation.

Int Braz J Urol 2008 Jul-Aug;34(4):422-32; discussion 432

Division of Urology, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Purpose: To describe and classify 80 cases of urogenital tuberculosis in seven groups of similar clinical and radiological presentation.

Materials And Methods: 80 patients (56 males, 70%; median age 34 years; age range 12 to 75) with urogenital tuberculosis were retrospectively reviewed. The patients were divided in seven groups: 1) Bilateral parenchymatous renal lesions; 2) No or minimal changes on radiographic examination; 3) Unilateral renal tuberculosis; 4) Contracted bladder; 5) Contracted bladder with renal failure; 6) Tuberculosis on a transplanted kidney; 7) Isolated genital tuberculosis. Read More

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August 2009
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An update on lower urinary tract tuberculosis.

Curr Urol Rep 2008 Jul;9(4):305-13

Division of Urology, Maimonides Medical Center, 48-02 Tenth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11219, USA.

Tuberculosis of the genitourinary tract presents with atypical manifestations. Only 20% to 30% of patients with genitourinary tuberculosis have a history of pulmonary infection. Tuberculosis often affects the lower genitourinary system rather than the kidney. Read More

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July 2008
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Tuberculous epididymitis presenting as huge scrotal tumor.

Urology 2009 May 10;73(5):1163.e5-7. Epub 2008 Jul 10.

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Taipei City Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

Genitourinary tract tuberculosis is a specific chronic granulomatous infection. However, epididymal tuberculosis presented as a huge scrotal mass is uncommon. We report one case of epididymal tuberculosis that was noted 5 months after the prostate biopsy and was managed with unilateral simple epidymo-orchiectomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2008.04.015DOI Listing
May 2009
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Case report. Tuberculous epididymo-orchitis: MRI findings.

Br J Radiol 2008 Jun;81(966):e166-9

Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospital of Ioannina, 45500 Ioannina, Greece.

A 70-year-old man presented with fever, left flank pain and scrotal enlargement. CT scan of the thorax and abdomen revealed findings compatible with pulmonary and kidney tuberculous involvement. Sonographic and MRI examination of the scrotum showed bilateral testicular enlargement and the presence of multiple nodules involving both the testis and the epididymis. Read More

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June 2008
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