Peritesticular lipoma is considered the most common benign tumor of the paratesticular tissues and spermatic cord (can comprising around 45% of paratesticular masses).
Often manifests as an incidentally discovered nontender scrotal mass. Can affect patients over a wide age range.
Usually homogeneous hyperechoic but can vary in size
- T1: has high signal intensity due to fat
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