Document Type: Case Reports

Authors

1 Infectious Diseases Clinic, Baharloo Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Dept. of Pathology, Baharloo Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

10.7508/ijp.2015.02.013

Abstract

Tuberculosis (TB) global prevalence remains almost unchanged over the past few decades. Though genitourinary tract tuberculosis is common, it is rarely associated with scrotal fistula. We present  a rare case of advanced tuberculous epididymo-orchitis (TBEO) which culminated in removing the testis. Before final diagnosis is made, it was unresponsive to empirical therapy of bacterial epididymo-orchitis. The approaches to this case were clinical, radiological and histopatologic. For treatment and follow up see the case report.

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