Vasitis: a clinical confusion diagnosis with inguinal hernia

Vol. 45 (x): 2019 March 3.[Ahead of print]

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0457


Chunhsuan Lin 1, Tsung-yi Huang 1
1 Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Vasitis or inflammation of the vas deferens is a rarely described condition categorized as ei¬ther generally asymptomatic vasitis nodosa or the acutely painful infectious vasitis. Vasitis nodosa, the commonly described inflammation of the vas deferens, is benign and usually associated with a history of vasectomy. Clinically, patients present with a nodular mass and are often asymptomatic and require no specific treatment.


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