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a. pampiniforme, semejante a la estructura de un zarcillo de la vid.
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ROS levels in seminal plasma were associated with varicocele grade [114], which is defined as abnormal dilation of veins in the pampiniform plexus around the spermatic cord.
Male gonads appear uniformly echodense, with a small outer dotted area (the pampiniform plexus) and a hyperechoic longitudinal, central line (medianistinum).
Pain pathogenesis from varicoceles is poorly understood, with multiple theories including the dilatation of the pampiniform plexus causing compression of neural fibers, tissue ischemia secondary to venous stasis, increased scrotal temperature and oxidative stress in the testicular parenchyma (69,70).
Subclinical varicocele is a condition in which varicose veins from the pampiniform plexus cannot be diagnosed by physical examination but need adjunctive diagnostic methods such as Doppler examination, color Doppler ultrasound, scrotal thermography, or venography [1].
The medical term varicocele describes the dilatation of the scrotal portion of pampiniform plexus and the internal spermatic venous system [3].
Finally, unlike mammals, birds do not possess a pampiniform complex (venous and arterial complex which makes it possible to maintain the intratesticular temperature constant).
It is defined as an abnormal dilatation of the veins of the pampiniform plexus in the spermatic cord.
Other symptoms include persistent fever, weakness and iron deficiency anemia, varicocele in males due to enlargement of the pampiniform plexus of vein draining the testis, hypertension due to secretion of renin by the tumor, hypercalcemia, sleep disturbances, and night sweats.
Varicocele can be described as an abnormal vascular dilation of the pampiniform plexus, which is the most identifiable common cause of male infertility [19].
Varicocele (Vx) is defined as dilated veins of the pampiniform plexus in the spermatic cord.
The spermatic cord begins at the deep inguinal ring and descends vertically into the scrotum; the spermatic cord contains the vas deferens, testicular artery, cremasteric artery, deferential artery, pampiniform plexuses, genitofemoral nerve, and lymphatic vessels.