Striated testis

Last revised by Dr Subhan Iqbal on 29 Mar 2022

The striated testis is an imaging finding that is seen in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals. In geriatric people, the most common cause is interstitial fibrosis. In adolescent individuals, a few of the causes include trauma, neoplasm including non Hodgkin lymphoma, infection and testicular infarction 1.  

Radiographic features 

Ultrasound
  • multiple hypoechoic areas extend through mediastinum testis 1,2
  • color doppler shows a normal color flow with no increased color signals through striations.

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1
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