Peritesticular lipoma

Peritesticular lipoma is considered the most common benign tumor of the paratesticular tissues and spermatic cord (can comprising around 45% of paratesticular masses).

Clinical presentation

Often manifests as an incidentally discovered nontender scrotal mass. Can affect patients over a wide age range.

Radiographic features


Usually homogeneous hyperechoic but can vary in size


  • T1: has high signal intensity due to fat

See also

Article information

rID: 77256
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Peritesticular lipomas

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