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Case 13210

Congenital seminal vesicle cyst in Zinner syndrome

Author(s)
Diogo Roriz, Rui Costa, Pedro Pissara, Ana Luisa Cipriano, Pedro Belo Soares, Filipe Caseiro Alves

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra, Radiologia; Rua João de Oliveira Salgado, lote 6 1º dto, Costa 4810-015 Guimarães, Portugal; Email:diogojr@hotmail.com
 
Patient
male, 42 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Absence of right kidney

    The liver is shown. The right kidney is not seen in its usual location.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Seminal vesicle cyst

    An anechoic rounded image (arrow) is seen posterior to the bladder. It has contact with the right seminal vesicle which shows dilation (asterisk).

     
    Area of Interest: Urinary Tract / Bladder; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    CT
     

    CT with intravenous contrast demonstrating a hypodense homogeneous mass in the location described. It does not show contrast enhancement.

     
    Area of Interest: Genital / Reproductive system male; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Cysts;

    CT with intravenous contrast demonstrating absence of the right kidney. The left kidney demonstrates reduced dimensions with no other abnormality seen.

     
    Area of Interest: Kidney; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    CT with intravenous contrast revealing the transplanted kidney in the right iliac fossa.

     
    Area of Interest: Kidney; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    CT with coronal reformation showing absence of the right kidney and reduced size of the left kidney

     
    Area of Interest: Kidney; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;

    CT with coronal reformation demonstrating the presence of a cyst in the right seminal vesicle abutting on the bladder wall

     
    Area of Interest: Urinary Tract / Bladder; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
The liver is shown. The right kidney is not seen in its usual location.
 
An anechoic rounded image (arrow) is seen posterior to the bladder. It has contact with the right seminal vesicle which shows dilation (asterisk).
 
CT with intravenous contrast demonstrating a hypodense homogeneous mass in the location described. It does not show contrast enhancement.
 
CT with intravenous contrast demonstrating absence of the right kidney. The left kidney demonstrates reduced dimensions with no other abnormality seen.
 
CT with intravenous contrast revealing the transplanted kidney in the right iliac fossa.
 
CT with coronal reformation showing absence of the right kidney and reduced size of the left kidney
 
CT with coronal reformation demonstrating the presence of a cyst in the right seminal vesicle abutting on the bladder wall
 
 
 
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