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Intratesticular varicocele
  1. Eleni E Drakonaki,
  2. Michael Goumenakis,
  3. Ioanna Tritou,
  4. Evaggelia Sfakianaki
  1. Radiology Department, Venizeleio General Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
  1. Correspondence to Elena E Drakonaki, Venizeleio General Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece; drakonaki{at}

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A 23-year-old man presented to the outpatient department complaining of mild discomfort of 4 months duration over the left inguinoscrotal area. There was no history of inguinoscrotal trauma or infection. A history of orchidopexy for an undescended inguinal testis on the same side at 7 years of age was noted. Physical examination and blood tests were unremarkable. The patient was referred for an ultrasound examination. B mode ultrasound of the left hemiscrotum revealed several intratesticular and subcapsular anechoic tubular and oval structures measuring less than 2 mm, radiating …

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