rete testis


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rete testis

[′rēd·ē ′tes·təs]
(anatomy)
The network of anastomosing tubules in the mediastinum testis.
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Tubular ectasia of the rete testis: a potential pitfall in scrotal imaging.
This study did not explicitly state which variables were included in the final multivariable model; however, candidate variables included age, tumour size, rete testis invasion, small vessel invasion, and histologic subtype (classical versus anaplastic).
Histologic features evaluated included location of LVI (testis versus cord), LVI identified at spermatic cord margin, tumor size, tumor histology, tumor involvement of the rete testis, hilar soft tissue involvement by tumor, presence of germ cell neoplasia in situ, and presence of intratesticular scar.
Rete testis invasion was detected in 28.2% (11/37) of the cases while epididymis invasion was found only in 10.1% (4/37).
The first experiment left the impression that TruCut biopsies located near the rete testis caused larger damage than TruCut biopsies located in the testicular periphery.
On gray-scale imaging, a wedge-shaped hypoechoic lesion with the apex pointing to the rete testis can be suggestive of arterial infarction.
Kantarci, "Polyorchidism and adenomatous hyperplasia of the rete testis: a case report with sonographic and magnetic resonance imaging findings and review of literature," Andrologia, vol.
The differential diagnosis includes metastatic carcinoma, malignant mesothelioma, histiocytoid hemangioma, and carcinoma of the rete testis. IHC confirmation with a mesothelial marker such as calretinin is helpful in the differential with non-mesothelial lesions.
On gross pathological examination, specimen showed tumor replacing entire testis with involvement of rete testis, epididymis, and spermatic cord.
In Podarcis the mating period occurs in spring when the intense spermatogenic activity in the testis gives rise to a lot of spermatozoa sent to the rete testis and epididymal channel to be then ejaculated.
[48] also reported that bone marrow-derived MSCs when transplanted into the rete testis of busulphan-treated azoospermic rats transdifferentiate into spermatids and spermatocytes.
Cargada la pipeta de inyeccion con las celulas de la MCI y coloreadas con Azul de Trypan se inyecto directamente a la rete testis del testiculo izquierdo del raton, el testiculo derecho fue usado como control al cual se le inyecto solo medio HTF con HEPES mas Azul de Trypan.