Testicular cyst

Last revised by Dr Jeremy Jones on 20 Sep 2021

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

Testicular cysts require no treatment when discovered.

Radiographic features

Ultrasound
MRI
  • 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.

 

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Cases and figures

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