Case report: Crossed testicular ectopia

J Pediatr Surg. 2007 Sep;42(9):1620-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2007.05.014.


Crossed testicular ectopia is a rare congenital anomaly in which both testes descend through a single inguinal canal. The typical presentation is that of ipsilateral inguinal hernia and contralateral cryptorchidism. This is a case report of crossed testicular ectopia in a 6-month-old male infant with depiction of herniorrhaphy and laparoscopic intraabdominal findings.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Cryptorchidism / complications
  • Cryptorchidism / diagnosis
  • Cryptorchidism / surgery
  • Hernia, Inguinal / complications
  • Hernia, Inguinal / diagnosis
  • Hernia, Inguinal / surgery
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Laparoscopy
  • Male
  • Testis / abnormalities*
  • Testis / surgery