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A Rare Case of Zinner's Syndrome

Anil K Shukla, Ajit K Reddy

Keywords : Computed tomography, Renal agenesis, Seminal vesicle cyst

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10045-00106

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Introduction: Seminal vesicle cyst is very rare and is usually associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis. It was first reported by Zinner in 1914. Method: A young boy of 17 years presented to us for computed tomography of abdomen and pelvis. Observation and results: We found retrovesicular mass of near water density which was projecting above prostate. Patient did not have right kidney in normal or ectopic location. Our findings confirmed right renal agenesis and same side seminal vesicle cyst. Conclusion: Zinner syndrome is very rare and is associated with infertility. Computed tomography of abdomen and pelvis with contrast is the modality of choice.

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