Crossed Testicular Ectopia

  • Anup Pradhan Kist Medical College and Hospital, Lalitpur,Nepal.
  • Om Biju Panta Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Ghanshyam Gurung Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Dan Bahadur Karki Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur, Nepal.


Crossed testicular ectopia also known as transverse testicular ectopia is a rare anomaly of the testis which is ectopically located in contralateral hemiscrotum with absent testis in the ipsilateral hemiscrotum. Most case are incidentally discovered intraopeartively during operation of inguinal hernia and few case reports are available which have reported preoperative diagnosis of crossed testicular ectopia. We report a case of crossed testicular ectopia in 12 year old boy who presented with right undescended testis diagnosed preoperative on Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging as crossed testicular ectopia.

Keywords: crossed ectopia; MRI; testis; ultrasonography.
How to Cite
Pradhan, A., Panta, O. B., Gurung, G., & Karki, D. B. (1). Crossed Testicular Ectopia. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 52(195), 943-945.
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