Zinner Syndrome

  • Abakar Djidda Central Radiology Service, IBN Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Fatima-Ezzahrae Badi Central Radiology Service, IBN Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Mouna Sabiri Central Radiology Service, IBN Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Samia Elmanjra Central Radiology Service, IBN Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Samira Lezar Central Radiology Service, IBN Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Fatiha Essodegui Central Radiology Service, IBN Rochd University Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco

Abstract

Zinner syndrome is a developmental anomaly of the urogenital tract. This condition is defined by the triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst and ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction. The syndrome is due to malformation of the mesonephric duct during embryogenesis. The condition used to be rare but is now frequently encountered due to the advent of MRI and CT. MRI confirms the diagnosis by revealing the seminal vesicle cyst and its contents, and the ejaculatory duct obstruction, while CT confirms renal agenesis. We report the case of a young patient with Zinner syndrome.

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  • Published: 2021-06-03

    Issue: 2021: Vol 8 No 6 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Djidda A, Badi F-E, Sabiri M, Elmanjra S, Lezar S, Essodegui F. Zinner Syndrome . EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2021_002628.