A 14-year-old male asked:
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where is the appendix testis located is it a normal finding?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: It is an embryological remnant attached on the surface of testis usually next o the globus majora(head) of epididymis, appearing like a skin tag with its size about 1-3 mm, which gives no harm but may occasionally twist by itself to cause pain with peak age around 7-10. More? Ask Doc preferably a urologist.
Answered on Aug 28, 2015

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Probably so!: Yes, if you had a normal ultrasound, then you do have an epididymis. Since it's coiled and loopy, it can feel lumpy. If you go to Wikipedia and sear ... Read More
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See doctor: See a doctor to get her/him to check what you are feeling.Best wishes.
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Testis: It is almost impossible to feel the appendix of the testis. An ultrasound is the best way to look for the presence of a tumor

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