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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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Varicocele, considered by experts to be a developmental problem, occurs when valves in the spermatic cord veins that prevent blood from flowing backwards are absent.
We present a case of atypical (outward) testicular torsion demonstrated by CDU and the simultaneous manual de-torsion of the spermatic cord.
8) A useful sign for differentiating a direct inguinal hernia from a fatty spermatic cord is the "lateral crescent sign" (Figure 6).
The tumor may extend into the epididymis, spermatic cord, or adjacent soft tissues, and this may be evident grossly.
8) The torsed structure in this condition is the spermatic cord, which contains the testicular artery, vas deferens, lymphatic vessels, sympathetic nerves, and cremasteric muscle.
After spermatic cord detorsion the left testicle was replaced in to the scrotum and scrotum was closed.
Ultrasonography and computed tomography confirmed the presence of a 7x4 cm abnormal mass adhering to the spermatic cord.
In addition, two bloodless urinary bladder resections were performed removing cancerous tumors as well as two surgeries for cancer of the prostate using tissue welding for transaction of the spermatic cord and accompanying vessels.
It's very common to have harmless lumps and cysts in the epididymis and in the spermatic cord.
Metastases were located in the lymph nodes (n = 6, 67%), liver (n = 5, 56%), bone (n = 4, 44%), lung (n = 3, 33%), contralateral kidney (n = 2, 22%), brain (n = 1, 11%), suprarenal (n = 1, 11%), spermatic cord (n = 1, 11%), soft tissues (n = 1, 11%), and mesentery (n = 1, 11%).
The testicular arteries, as well as the pampiniform plexus, nerves, and lymphatics, converge within the spermatic cord and course toward the tunica albuginea.
Besides the epididymis, adenomatoid tumor can be located in the spermatic cord, prostrate, ejaculatory ducts and scrotal capes and in females it can be located in uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries (6).