trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Eshcerichia coli, Pseudomonas.
Established infections of the male genitourinary tract may reach the testes
by lymphatics or the vas deferens.,
Tends to be
uncommon in children.
Infections of the testis tends to be secondary to
infections of adjacent and nearby genitourinary structures.
|General Gross Description|
The testis is enlarged, yellow-white
and may show abscess formation.
|General Microscopic Description|
Neutrophils are the predominant
inflammtory cells and are present in the interstitium and seminiferous
Cotran RS, Kumar V, Robbins SL: Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease. 5th ed. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders, 1994, p. 1013.
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|Synopsis by: Harold Yamase M.D. (T78000M41000)