International Journal of Clinical and Developmental Anatomy

Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2016

  • Ectopic Paratesticular Adrenal Gland in a Fetus: Fortuity or Morphological Cues About the Cause of Death

    Stefania Erra, Silvio Modena, Giulia Speranza

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 14-16
    Received: 18 March 2016
    Accepted: 10 May 2016
    Published: 3 June 2016
    Abstract: In this paper, a case of ectopic supernumerary paratesticular adrenal gland in a 18 week fetus was described. Ectopic adrenal tissue has been described in male young patients along the spermatic cord during groin surgical exploration. The first description was made from Morgagni in 1740 and about one hundred of cases have been reported in internati... Show More