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Seminal Vesicle Calcification-Does it Really Matter?
Author(s): Sundar P, Nachimuthu S and Appu TSundar P, Nachimuthu S and Appu T
A 45 year old male, a case of Type II Diabetes Mellitus, Systemic Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Coronary Artery Disease with Chronic Kidney Disease, Stage 5. He was incidentally found to have bilateral seminal vesicle calcification during Pre-transplant workup. Patient is married and has two children. He tested negative for GenitoUrinary tuberculosis. Calcification of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles is a rare condition. The exact incidence is not known. It has been described in association with diabetes, hyperparathyroidism and genitourinary tuberculosis. The actual significance or management is not known for this condition. However, it may be implicated in male factor infertility and symptoms from the urogenital tract. Treatment is targeted for the underlying pathology... View More»