Turkish Journal of Nephrology
Case Report

Testicular Involvement in Wegener Granulomatosis: Case Report and Review of the literature

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Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Izmir, Turkey

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Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Izmir, Turkey

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Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Urology, Izmir, Turkey

Turkish J Nephrol 2012; 21: 185-188
DOI: 10.5262/tndt.2012.1002.15
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Wegener granulomatosis (WG) is a type of necrotising vasculitis that affects mainly the respiratory tract, paranasal sinuses and the kidneys. Urogenital involvement is rare; mainly affecting the prostate gland. Testicular involvement in WG is exceptional. We report a 50-year-old male patient with hematuria, proteinuria and testicular pain and renal failure diagnosed as WG by testicular and kidney biopsy. We also provide a review of the literature

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