Epididymal sarcoidosis in a prepubertal child

A. Weinberg, C. M. Ginsburg

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Abstract

Epididymitis is an uncommon cause of scrotal swelling in infants and children. Occasionally, this condition may be a manifestation of a more serious systemic disorder or a genitourinary anomaly; however, in most instances the cause is unknown. When available, histopathologic specimens from children with this condition usually show only nonspecific acute and chronic inflammatory changes. Recently, we cared for a 2 1/2 -year-old child with sarcoidosis and bilateral scrotal swelling due to granulomatous epididymitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71-72
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Volume136
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1982

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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