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Splenogonadal Fusion

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Comments:
The splenic tissue appears to be histologically unremarkable. The seminiferous tubules were atrophic (see next slide). SGF may occur as an isolated condition (discontinuous type). Continuous type of SGF (in which the spleen is connected to the gonad) may be associated with other malformations, especially terminal limb defects Bonneau D, et al. Am J Med Genet 1999 Oct 8; 86(4):347-58.

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