Crossed testicular ectopia: Report of six cases

Akin M., Erginel B., Bilici S., Gedik Ş., Yildiz A., Karadaǧ Ç. A., ...More

African Journal of Paediatric Surgery, vol.11, no.3, pp.269-272, 2014 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/0189-6725.137341
  • Journal Name: African Journal of Paediatric Surgery
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.269-272
  • Keywords: Crossed testicular ectopia, transverse testicular ectopia, undescended Testis
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Crossed testicular ectopia or transverse testicular ectopia is an extremely rare anomaly characterised by migration of one testis towards the opposite inguinal canal, usually associated with unilateral inguinal hernia. This report describes six cases of crossed ectopic testes, one of the largest series, and with unusual clinical histories. © 2014 African Journal of Paediatric Surgery. All rights reserved.