Testicular cyst

Dr Mark Thurston and Radswiki et al.

Simple testicular cysts are usually nonpalpable and thus are detected incidentally.

Testicular cysts require no treatment when discovered.

Radiographic features

  • follows the signal characteristics of fluid on all pulse sequences
  • lack of enhancement on post-contrast sequences

Careful inspection is warranted to differentiate these from cystic testicular neoplasms, such as cystic teratoma.


Ultrasound - testicular and scrotal

Article information

rID: 12676
System: Urogenital
Tag: testis, cyst
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Simple testicular cyst
  • Testicular cysts

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