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Table 3 Characteristics of the cases of non-inguinal testicular ectopia

From: Ectopic testis: an experience of a tertiary-level urology center at Upper Egypt

No. Age Anatomical site/type Anatomical side Testicular size Associated anomalies Investigationsa Approach Complications
1 2 Anterior abdominal wallb Left Small None Laparoscopy Laparoscopic Atrophy
2 3.5 Anterior abdominal wall Right Small Left inguinal cryptorchidism Laparoscopy Laparoscopic Wound infection
3 3 Anterior abdominal wall Left Average None MRI Midline None
4 8.5 Anterior abdominal wall Right Small None None Laparoscopic/inguinal None
5 6.5 Femoral triangle Right Average None US Inguinal/scrotal None
6 7 Femoral triangle Left Average None None Inguinal/scrotal Hematoma
7 15 Femoral triangle Left Small None None Inguinal/scrotal None
8 4 Femoral triangle Right Small None US Inguinal/scrotal None
9 7 Root of penis Left Average None None Inguinal None
10 12 Root of penis Left Average Right congenital hernia None Inguinal None
11 6 Penile shaft Right Small None None Inguinal/penile None
12 8 Contralateral hemiscrotum Right Average Left congenital hernia US, laparoscopy Inguinal/scrotal None
13 5 Contralateral hemiscrotum Left Average Right congenital hernia US Inguinal/scrotal Hematoma
14 25 Contralateral hemiscrotum Left Average None US, MRI Inguinal/scrotal None
15 21 Perineum Right Average None None Inguinal/scrotal Hematoma
16 24 Perineum Left Average Right cryptorchidism None Inguinal/scrotal None
17 17 Perineum Right Average None None Inguinal/scrotal Hydrocele
18 13.5 Perineum Right Average None None Inguinal/scrotal None
19 5 Perineum Left Small Right congenital hydrocele None Inguinal/scrotal None
20 11 Perineum Right Average None None Inguinal/scrotal None
21 19 Perineum Bilateral Average None None Inguinal/scrotal None
  1. Abbreviations: MRI magnetic resonance imaging, NA not available data, US ultrasonography
  2. aInvestigations here refer to the non-laboratory workups including imaging and laparoscopy. Imaging were requested before presentation to our center
  3. bAnterior abdominal wall locations were preperitoneal in 3 cases and interstitial in 1 case