spermatocele

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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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Epididymal cysts are very common, particularly in men over the age of 40, but they are harmless and usually small and painless, so they don't generally need any treatment.
The differential diagnosis includes pyocele, hematocele, epididymal cyst, epididymal cystic lymphangioma, varicocele, and rhabdomyosarcoma.
The ultrasound can best characterise different types of scrotal masses such as epididymal cyst, granuloma, hydrocele, varicocele, spermatocele, or a hernia.
An epididymal cyst is a harmless swelling arising from the epididymis; the coiled collecting tube attached to the back of each testis.
Melmon and Rosen10 found epididymal cysts or nodules in 6 of 9 male patients (66%) with VHLD.