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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2015, Article ID 748097, 4 pages
Case Report

Review of the Literature: Organ of Giraldes Epididymal Appendage Presenting as a Painless Scrotal Mass in a 19-Year-Old Male—A Rare Urologic Entity

1CHU Saint-Pierre, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
2Department of Urology, CHU Saint-Pierre, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Received 30 August 2015; Accepted 4 October 2015

Academic Editor: Elijah O. Kehinde

Copyright © 2015 Mohamad-Fadi Dalati et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


An incidental finding of a testicular mass in young male population is always a case of great concern for the patient and controversy for the physician. Differential diagnosis ranges from acute scrotum (notably testicular torsion), to acute inflammation and infection, all the way to testicular tumors. We present a case of an incidental finding of a painless testicular solid mass in a 19-year-old male patient, with an end pathological result of paradidymis (organ of Giraldes) following orchiectomy. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of its kind to be reported in the literature.