Epididymal cyst: Overview

Summary

A smooth, extratesticular, spherical cyst in the head of the epididymis. [from HPO]

Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)1

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Epididymal Cyst: A benign testicular cyst that is located in the epididymis, and which contains serous fluid, lymphocytes, spermatozoa, and debris.2

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Epididymal cyst: A smooth, extratesticular, spherical cyst in the head of the epididymis.

Diagnosis of epididymal cyst can be confirmed by scrotal ultrasound. Patients can present with scrotal mass or pain. Epididymal cysts are usually between 3-30 mm in diameter. In some cases they can resolve spontaneously.3

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References

  1. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN231294/ 
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  3. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology

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