Testicular cyst

Last revised by Henry Knipe on 23 Dec 2021

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

Radiographic features

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

Differential diagnosis

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

Treatment and prognosis

Testicular cysts require no treatment when discovered 1,2.

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Cases and figures

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