Zinner’s syndrome. Clinical case

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Zinner’s syndrome refers to rare malformations and is characterized by a triad of signs - unilateral renal agenesis, obstruction of the vas deferens, and cystic transformation of the seminal vesicle. A description of a clinical case of Zinner’s syndrome with an atypical clinical picture is presented. This observation indicates the need for an in-depth examination of the genital organs in men with renal agenesis.

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Sergey P. Bokovoi

Northern State Medical University

Email: sepalbok@mail.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3800-4130

MD, Cand. Sci. (Med.), assistant professor of the Department of Surgery, Course of Urology

Russian Federation, Arkhangelsk

Yurii A. Zverev

Arkhangelsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Email: zverevya@aokb.ru

head of the Urological Division

Russian Federation, 292 Lomonosova av., Arhangelsk 163045

Olga V. Perfileva

Arkhangelsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Email: sepalbok@mail.ru


Russian Federation, 292 Lomonosova av., Arhangelsk 163045

Maria N. Bobyleva

Arkhangelsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Author for correspondence.
Email: bobylevamn@aokb.ru


Russian Federation, 292 Lomonosova av., Arhangelsk 163045


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1. Fig. 1. Removed epididymis of the left testicle

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2. Fig. 2. Extended left seminal vesicle in cross section. Seminal vesicle (arrow)

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3. Fig. 3. Magnetic resonance imaging, frontal section. 1 — Seminal vesicle, 2 — prostate

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4. Fig. 4. Magnetic resonance imaging, sagittal section. Seminal vesicle (arrow)

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5. Fig. 5. Seminal vesicle with ureter (1). Abdominal part of the vas deferens (2)

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6. Fig. 6. Cystically altered seminal vesicle and ureter on the cut. 1 — Seminal vesicle, 2 — ureter

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