spermatic cord

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a structure resembling a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum and contains the vas deferens and other vessels and nerves

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Malignant lymphoma of the testis, epididymis and spermatic cord.
Testicular Function after Torsion of the Spermatic Cord.
Torsion of the testicle: If the spermatic cord twists, the blood supply to the testicle is cut off.
It is at this region that the abdominal muscles meet the groin, and, in males, where the spermatic cord exits to enter the scrotum.
Varicocele, a varicose vein-like syndrome in the spermatic cord of male genitalia, is one of the most common causes of male infertility, a symptom that accounts for at least half of all infertility.
The lawsuit alleges that the product, called Bard Mesh, causes scar tissue to develop between the mesh and a part of the body called the spermatic cord.
Although the main approach for manual de-torsion is to de-rotate the testis and the spermatic cord laterally, almost one-third of patients may require medial de-torsion.
11) A normal inguinal canal contains the ilioinguinal nerve as well as the spermatic cord in men and the round ligament of the uterus in women.
The entire mass was removed carefully without damaging the left spermatic cord and sent for HPE.
Locally there may be a spread to the epididymis, spermatic cord, and scrotal skin, sometimes with sharp scrotal pain.
Other conditions that predispose to TT include testicular tumors, anomalous spermatic cord attachment, elongated body of the epididymis, voluminous scrotum, hyperactive cremasteric reflex, and previous scrotal surgery.
The twisted spermatic cord may induce ischemia and damage the testicular tissues (1).
Benign masses of spermatic cord might be excised with preservation of the testis.
A YOU could have an inguinal hernia that is putting pressure on the spermatic cord as it leaves the abdomen, or it could be a small varicocele - enlarged veins around the testicle itself.
The teenager, a gymnast, actually was suffering from testicular torsion, a condition in which the spermatic cord twists around a testicle inside the scrotum, cutting off its blood supply, according to Mr.