spermatocele


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Related to spermatocele: epididymitis, varicocele, spermatocelectomy

spermatocele

[spər′mad·ə‚sēl]
(medicine)
A cystic dilation of a duct in the head of the epididymis or in the rete testis.
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7) Majority of the swelling were cystic in consistency, fluctuant and translucent and transillumination was negative in cases of secondary hydrocele, spermatocele, haematocele, pyocele and because of the opaque nature of their contents.
1% cases of spermatocele and in 9% cases of epididymal cyst.
Tubular ectasia of the rete testis with spermatocele
In present study, we detected 04 cases of spermatocele, which appeared on high frequency US scan as cystic structure with fluid level or fluid-debris level.
3) It may simulate inguinal hernia, testicular neoplasm, spermatic cord neoplasm, hydrocele, or spermatocele.
A few other differentials can be hemangiomas, chronic epididymitis, spermatocele and neuro ectodermic tumors on histopathology.
12-14) Sperm granulomas or spermatoceles represent the body's effort to spare the testicle from damage secondary to increasing fluid pressure.