Intraabdominal heterotopic ossification after appendectomy mimicking undescended testicular tumor: A rare case report and literature review

Ruey-Sheng Chang, I. Li Lin, Jian De Wu, Pi Che Chen

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摘要

Intraabdominal heterotopic ossification is a rare sequela of abdominal surgery or trauma. Only a few previous reports have been described in the literature. Here, we report the case of a 20-year-old man who underwent appendectomy 3 years ago and experinced this condition. Initially, he presented with right undescended testis with a palpable mass in the right lower abdomen. Plain radiography and computed tomographic imaging showed peripheral calcified soft tissue mass. Explorative laparotomy for excision was performed and heterotopic ossification was diagnosed by pathologic findings. The characteristic imaging features of this rare entity are discussed and the literature are reviewed.

原文English
頁(從 - 到)67-70
頁數4
期刊Chinese Journal of Radiology
35
發行號1
出版狀態Published - 2010 三月 1

指紋

Heterotopic Ossification
Appendectomy
Testicular Neoplasms
Cryptorchidism
Radiography
Abdomen
Laparotomy
Wounds and Injuries

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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