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Journal of the Korean Society of Pediatric Nephrology 2003;7(1): 106-111.
요도정낭 역류로 인한 급성 부고환염 1례
유재은, 정우철, 공미희, 김영수, 배기수
1아주대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2아주대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
3아주대학교 의과대학 가정의학과학교실
4아주대학교 의과대학 비뇨기과학교실
5아주대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Acute Epididymitis due to Urinary Reflux into Seminal Vesicle : A Case Report
Je-Yun Yu, Wu-Cheul Jung, Mi-Hee Kong, Young-Soo Kim, Ki-Soo Pai
1Departments of Pediatrics, Ajou University School of Medicine
2Departments of Pediatrics, Ajou University School of Medicine
3Departments of Family Medicine, Ajou University School of Medicine
4Departments of Urology, Ajou University School of Medicine
5Departments of Pediatrics, Ajou University School of Medicine
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ABSTRACT
We experienced a 4-month-old boy presenting with fever and painful scrotal swelling. Diagnostic work-up showed the presence of urinary tract infection and concurrent acute epididymitis. On the voiding cystourethrography, vesicoureteral reflux and urinary reflux through the ejaculatory duct and the seminal vesicle were detected without obvious urethral obstruction. In general, urinary reflux into the seminal vesicle can take place with obstructive lesions of the urethra and may cause epididymitis in infants. We report a case of urinary reflux without urethral obstruction with a brief review of related literatures.
Key words: Urinary tract infection | Epididymitis | Seminal vesicle urinary reflux | Vesicoureteral reflux
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