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Dermoid Cyst of the Spermatic Cord : a Rare Case of Benign Inguinal Lump

Authors: Mohammed Hillu Surriah --- Quttiba Abd-ul-Razaq Muneer
Journal: Iraqi Academic Scientific Journal المجلة العراقية للاختصاصات الطبية ISSN: 16088360 Year: 2013 Volume: 12 Issue: 2 Pages: 315-320
Publisher: The Iraqi Borad for Medical Specialization المجلس العراقي للاختصاصات الطبية


Dermoid cyst of the spermatic cord is an extremelyrare pathological state seen at the general surgeryand the urological clinic. We present a case of a19-year old male who presented with a painlessleft groin lump, irreducible, and no cough impulsefrom childhood, both testes presented in thescrotum and normal in size and shape. From the history, physical examination, ultrasoundexamination, we thought it was a lipoma , ahydrocele of the spermatic cord, or irreducibleinguinal hernia. During the operation , suspicion of a dermoid cystof spermatic cord occurred from a sebum and hair which discharged from the cyst during dissectionof the cyst from spermatic cord. The final histopathological analysis established thediagnosis of dermoid cyst of spermatic cord.

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