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Scand J Urol 2017;51:81–4. Zinner A. Ein fall von intravesikaler samenblasenzyste. 52 (1): e13397. There is an association between congenital malformations of the seminal vesicle and the ipsilateral upper urinary tract because both the ureteral buds and the seminal vesicles originate from the mesonephric (Wolffian) duct 2,3. Zinner syndrome refers to the triad of ipsilateral renal agenesis, seminal vesicle cysts and ejaculatory duct obstruction. On excretory images, there is prompt excretion of contrast into the right collecting system. There is a multilobulated non-enhancing cystic structure in the region of left seminal vesicle - consistent with seminal vesicle cyst. Zinner syndrome was first described by A Zinner in 1914 8. Introduction . The cases of two patients with this syndrome are presented, one of them associated with infertility, the other with cryptorchidism and testicular pain. Zinner syndrome refers to the triad of ipsilateral renal agenesis, seminal vesicle cysts and ejaculatory duct obstruction. Case Report. 3. Absent ureter, existence of ureteral bud, absent trigone, testicular ectopia, contralateral seminal ADVERTISEMENT: Radiopaedia is free thanks to our supporters and advertisers. Seminal vesicle cyst and ipsilateral renal agenesis. Zinner's syndrome: clinical features and imaging diagnosis. Unable to process the form. Zinner syndrome-a rare developmental anomaly of the mesonephric duct diagnosed on magnetic resonance imaging. CT abdomen shows agenesis of the left kidney with cranial blind-ending ureter remnant. This case is one of the first to be reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Seminal vesicle cyst with ipsilateral renal agenesis. Zinner’s syndrome is a congenital malformation of the seminal vesicle and ipsilateral upper urinary tract that includes seminal vesicle cyst, ejaculatory duct obstruction, and ipsilateral renal agenesia . Livingston L, Larsen CR. Mehra S, Ranjan R, Garga UC. The present article reports a case of Zinner syndrome which consists of a triad of mesonephric duct abnormalities presenting as a seminal vesicle cyst, ipsilateral renal agenesis and ejaculatory duct obstruction in a 37-year-old male undergoing an infertility workup. Since 1914 that Zinner reported the association between seminal vesicle cyst and ipsilateral renal agenesia , several researchers have published their experience with diagnosis and management of this rare syndrome [1–6]. Sundar R(1), Sundar G(2). Zinner syndrome which was first reported in 1914 by Zinner is described as seminal vesicle cyst with ipsilateral renal agenesis . Seo IY, Kim HS, Rim JS. The association of ipsilateral renal agenesis and cystic seminal vesicle is a rare congenital syndrome described by Zinner in 1914. Abstract. {"url":"/signup-modal-props.json?lang=us\u0026email="}. Zinner syndrome is a rare condition comprising a triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle obstruction and ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction. Yonsei Med. 1 It is believed that an embryologic development abnormality of the Wolffian duct will induce ipsilateral renal agenesis and atresia of the ejaculatory duct. Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2017, Pages 54-58. Zinner syndrome diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography: role of imaging to identify and evaluate the uncommon variation in development of the male genital tract. 2 The syndrome often occurs in the second and third decade of life … 200 cases of seminal vesicle cysts associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis have been reported in the literature []. Ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst was seen, causing prominent impression on the posterolateral wall of the urinary bladder. Primary pathologies of seminal vesicles are rare (1, 3, 7, 10). Right kidney is normal in size, location and parenchymal density. ... 1 Department of Radiology, Guangdong Women and Children Hospital, Guangzhou 511400, China. CT abdomen with intravenous contrast was done for further evaluation. Uroradiology & genital male imaging . Clinical Cases Authors. A case of Zinner syndrome with an ectopic insertion of the right ureter into the dilated vas deferens. Zinner’s syndrome is a congenital malformation of the seminal vesicle and ipsilateral upper urinary tract that was first discovered in 1914 [].This includes the seminal vesicle cyst, ejaculatory duct obstruction, and ipsilateral renal agenesia. Zinner syndrome is a rare condition comprising a triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle obstruction and ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction. Since then fewer than 100 cases have been reported about the diagnosis and management of this rare syndrome. Zinner’s syndrome is a congenital malformation of the seminal vesicle and ipsilateral upper urinary tract that was first discovered in 1914 [].This includes the seminal vesicle cyst, ejaculatory duct obstruction, and ipsilateral renal agenesia. A brief review o … Zinner’s syndrome should be suspected if a male young patient presents with unilateral renal agenesis and pelvic complaints and has a supraprostatic mass on digital rectal examination. Zinner syndrome is a triad of Wolffian duct anomalies comprising unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction. Additional contributor: R. Bouguelaa, MD. Naval-Baudin P, Carreño García E, Sanchez Marquez A, Valcárcel José J, Romero NM. 3. This study aims to emphasise the importance of imaging in the diagnosis and treatment decision‐making in Zinner syndrome and provide a classification for seminal vesicle cysts. There is a tubular cystic structure in the expected location of left ureter with its blind ending superior end (reaching up to L2-3 disc level) representing remnant left ureter. Case Presentation . (2016) Radiology case reports. Radiology Case Reports. Article By Ankush N.Charles J.A. Results from an anomalous development of the mesonephric or wolffian duct between 4 and 13 weeks of embryogenesis. Zinner syndrome: rare cause of agenesis of the kidney Abstract The trias of renal agenesis, unilateral cyst ... afdeling Radiologie, RijnstateArnhem, Arnhem, Nederland in 1914 by dr. Zinner. Maldevelopment of the distal part of the mesonephric duct results in atresia of the ejaculatory duct (leading to obstruction and dilatation of the seminal vesicle), while an abnormality in the ureteral bud leads to renal agenesis/dysplasia 1. Zinner's syndrome is a congenital malformation which includes seminal vesicle cyst, ejaculatory duct obstruction, and ipsilateral renal agenesia. Findings are of Zinner syndrome with the classical triad of the unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst and cystic dilatation of … Zinner syndrome: A unique triad of mesonephric duct abnormalities as an unusual cause of urinary symptoms in late adolescence. Zinner's Syndrome. The syndrome is caused by an aberrant development of the mesonephric tubes This condition was first described by Zinner in 1914. Weien Med Wschr. Case Presentation . Zinner syndrome which was first reported in 1914 by Zinner is described as seminal vesicle cyst with ipsilateral renal agenesis . 2020; 15(4): 437 | 2: Hematospermia as a Rare Form of Presentation of Zinner Syndrome The constellation of left renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst and obstructed left ejaculatory duct are suggestive of Zinner syndrome. Classifying seminal vesicle cysts in the diagnosis and treatment of Zinner syndrome: A report of six cases and review of available literature. Contrast-enhanced and renal excretory phase images of the abdomen show absence of left kidney in renal fossa or other abdominal ectopic sites - representing renal agenesis. Seminal vesicle cyst and ipsilateral renal agenesis. The initial approach should be medical, but invasive procedures may be the only way to solve the patient’s complaints. Despite the excellent prognosis, unilateral renal agenesis is associated with an increased risk of other structural abnormalities, including genital malformations. The patients are usually diagnosed in the 2nd-3rd decade of life and present with symptoms of dysuria (37%), frequency (33%), perineal pain (29%), and epididymitis (27%) . Denes FT, Montellato NI, Lopes RN et-al. 2011;10 (1): 20-2. Introduction . Zinner's syndrome: clinical features and imaging diagnosis. João Filipe Costa, Luísa Teixeira, Artur Costa 1 This is a rare condition with less than 200 cases reported in the literature. Zinner's syndrome: clinical features and imaging diagnosis Xiao-Song Jiang 1, Huan-Jun Wang 2, Jin-Hua Lin 3, Yan Guo 2, Can-Hui Sun 2, Ling Lin 2, Jian Guan 2 1 Department of Radiology, Guangdong Women and Children Hospital, Guangzhou 511400, China 2 Department of Radiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China Radiology Case Reports. Zinner’s syndrome should be suspected if a male young patient presents with unilateral renal agenesis and pelvic complaints and has a supraprostatic mass on digital rectal examination. Absent ureter, existence of ureteral bud, absent trigone, testicular ectopia, contralateral seminal 1986;28 (4): 313-5. This syndrome were first described by Zinner in 1914, and 200 cases have been reported in the literature. Shibani Mehra, Rajeev Ranjan and Umesh Chandra Garga, Zinner syndrome—a rare developmental anomaly of the mesonephric duct diagnosed on magnetic resonance imaging, Radiology Case Reports, 11, 4, (313), (2016). {"url":"/signup-modal-props.json?lang=us\u0026email="}. 8. 2. Radiology Case Rep 12 (2016): 54-58. The cysts are symptomatic during the 3th-4th decade of life. Zinner syndrome is a Wolffian duct abnormality comprising a triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst and ejaculatory duct obstruction. Author information: (1)National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore. Incidental imaging findings suggesting Zinner syndrome in a young patient with pulmonary embolism: A case report: Benedikt Hergan,Franz A. Fellner,Kaveh Akbari: Radiology Case Reports. Unable to process the form. This study aims to emphasise the importance of imaging in the diagnosis and treatment decision-making in Zinner syndrome and provide a classification for seminal vesicle cysts. Ghonge NP, Aggarwal B, Sahu AK. A patient has a known history of right-sided renal agenesis. CT abdomen with intravenous contrast was done for further evaluation. Urology. Patients are typically diagnosed during the 3rd or 4th decade of life and often present with perineal pain, recurrent prostatitis, hematospermia, painful ejaculation, and infertility 1. Key points of this syndrome: is a triad of Mullerian duct anomalies comprising of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction … Fiaschetti V, Greco L, Giuricin V, et al. They can be classified into anomalies of number (agenesis, fusion), canalization (cysts), and maturation (hypoplasi… Zinner syndrome is a rare Wolffian duct anomaly, comprising a triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction, seminal vesicle cysts. 200 cases of seminal vesicle cysts associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis have been reported in the literature []. Ipsilateral renal agenesis may be associated with seminal vesicle cysts in 70% of cases, but a remnant ureteral bud has been shown to coexist in only 27% of these cases. A young male with vague lower abdominal pain underwent screening ultrasound, which showed absent left kidney. 2009;50 (4): 560-3. Zinner syndrome is a rare congenital malformation characterized by the association of an ipsilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction. Multicystic seminal vesicle with ipsilateral renal agenesis: two cases of Zinner syndrome. Kuo J, Foster C, Shelton DK. Maldevelopment of the distal part of the mesonephric duct results in atresia of the ejaculatory duct (leading to obstruction and dilatation of the seminal vesicle), while an abnormality in the ureteral bud leads to renal agenesis/dysplasia 1. Zinner syndrome diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography: role of imaging to identify and evaluate the uncommon variation in development of the male genital tract. 5. 2010;26 (3): 444-7. J. Classifying seminal vesicle cysts in the diagnosis and treatment of Zinner syndrome: A report of six cases and review of available literature Zhengwu Tan Department of Radiology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China In asymptomatic patients, treatment is usually conservative, however, symptomatic patients are often treated surgically 5. Zinner syndrome, which was described by Zinner in 1914, has a triad of "unilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction, SV cysts and ipsilateral renal agenesis". Another tubular cystic structure was also seen extending from left seminal vesicle cyst into the midline posterior prostatic urethral wall - representing obstructed dilated left ejaculatory duct. ADVERTISEMENT: Supporters see fewer/no ads. There was also dilatation of left ejaculatory duct, which was seen as a tubular cystic structure extending up to midline posterior prostatic urethra. 4. All patients underwent a contrast‐enhanced computed tomography (CT) exam. AJR Am J Roentgenol. Since then fewer than 100 cases have been reported about the diagnosis and management of this rare syndrome. Check for errors and try again. Seminal vesicle cysts should be differentiated from other cysts such as 4: ADVERTISEMENT: Supporters see fewer/no ads, Please Note: You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. Figure 1 11 (4): 313-317. It is considered to be the anomaly development in early embryogenesis affecting the distal part of Mullerian duct. Zinner syndrome is a triad of Wolffian duct anomalies comprising of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction. (2)Department of Radiology, Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. An abnormal ureteric bud leads to renal agenesis or dysplasia. Zinner syndrome Section. Zinner syndrome is a triad of mesonephric (Wolffian) duct anomalies comprising unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction 1. The data of six patients with Zinner syndrome in a single institution were collected. Silveri M, Zaccara A, Colajacomo M, et al. … 2000;175 (1): 177-80. (2020) Andrologia. The seminal vesicle cyst was seen indenting the posterolateral wall of the urinary bladder. Zinner's syndrome is an uncommon urogenital malformation of congenital seminal vesicle cyst associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis. Congenital seminal vesicle cyst associated with ipsilateral renal agenesis. Trans-urethral resection of ejaculatory duct cyst was advised as a definitive treatment option and close follow-up as an alternative option. Introduction. Zinner syndrome diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography: role of imaging to identify and evaluate the uncommon variation in development of the male genital tract. Zhengwu Tan, Bing Li, Lan Zhang, et-al. Case Report. Check for errors and try again. Indian J Urol. The patients are usually diagnosed in the 2nd-3rd decade of life and present with symptoms of dysuria (37%), frequency (33%), perineal pain (29%), and epididymitis (27%) . Zinner syndrome is a rare congenital malformation characterized by the association of an ipsilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction. Congenital unilateral renal agenesis is a relatively frequent condition at birth diagnosed mostly incidentally. 6. 7. Zinner syndrome is a rare variant of wolffian duct anomalies with a triad of seminal vesicle cyst, ipsilateral renal agenesis, and male fertility problems due to ejaculatory duct obstruction (EDO). 1. A Rare Case of Zinner Syndrome . Seminal vesicles cysts may be congenital or acquired (8). A young male with vague lower abdominal pain underwent screening ultrasound, which showed absent left kidney. World J Nucl Med. The initial approach should be medical, but invasive procedures may be the only way to solve the patient’s complaints. 3. 1. Irrespective of imaging modality, the key findings are 1: Small testis and ipsilateral ureterocele have also been reported 7 . Case Type. Zinner syndrome is a triad of Wolffian duct anomalies comprising unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cyst, and ejaculatory duct obstruction. Zinner's syndrome, first described in 1914 by Zinner, is a rare congenital malformation of the seminal vesicles and ipsilateral upper urinary tract , . The data of six patients with Zinner syndrome in a single institution were collected. In view of the above-mentioned clinical and radiological findings, the diagnosis of Zinner syndrome was made. There is an association between congenital malformations of the seminal vesicle and the ipsilateral upper urinary tract because both the ureteral buds and the seminal vesicles originate from the mesonephric (Wolffian) duct 2,3. 1914;64:604–610. Radiology 178 (1991): 207-211. Volume 12, Issue 1, March 2017, Pages 54-58. ADVERTISEMENT: Radiopaedia is free thanks to our supporters and advertisers. Zinner's syndrome, first described in 1914 by Zinner, is a rare congenital malformation of the seminal vesicles and ipsilateral upper urinary tract , . The mutual embryological origins of the seminal vesicle and the ureteral bud result in both anomalous genital and urinary tracts. Acquired cysts are usually unilateral and are typically unveiled in the adulthood, due to inflammation and obstruction of the ejaculatory ducts (ED), retrograde UTIs, or prostatic enlargement (9). Zinner syndrome is a triad of Wolffian duct anomalies, comprising ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction, seminal vesicle cysts, and unilateral renal agenesis. (3)Department of Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Zinner syndrome is a rare variant of wolffian duct anomalies with a triad of seminal vesicle cyst, ipsilateral renal agenesis, and male fertility problems due to ejaculatory duct obstruction (EDO). Zinner syndrome: an uncommon cause of painful ejaculation. Additional contributor: A. Ramdani, MD 2Department of Radiology, South Warwick Hospital, Warwick, UK 3Department of Urology, South Warwick Hospital, Warwick, UK Address correspondence to: Miss Sonali Shah E-mail: sonalishah@nhs.net ABSTRACT Zinner syndrome is a rare condition comprising a triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle obstruction The patient preferred the conservative option and is presently being followed-up. Zinner syndrome is a rare condition comprising a triad of unilateral renal agenesis, ipsilateral seminal vesicle cystic dilatation, and ipsilateral ejaculatory duct obstruction. This case is one of the first to be reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Vernekar .

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