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46 Nonneoplastic Diseases of the Testis
1. Persons undergoing vasectomy are particularly prone to developing which of the following conditions?
C. Proliferative funiculitis
D. Testicular infarction
E. Vasitis nodosa
2. A 55-year-old man presents with unilateral painless enlargement of the testis. A biopsy discloses granulomatous inflammation within the stroma without evidence of neoplasm. Numerous neutrophils and plasma cells are also present. Special stains for fungi or acid-fast bacilli are negative. Michaelis-Gutmann bodies are not seen. Which of the following is the prevalent etiologic/pathogenetic factor in this condition?