Tubular ectasia of rete testis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

45 M. Recurrent pain in left side of scrotum. Recent episode for last 3 days. No fever.

Modality: Ultrasound

Within the left testis, tubular cystic areas are seen near mediastinum of testis (tubular ectasia of the rete testes).  There is also an extra-testicular multi-cystic lesion seen abutting head and body of epididymis. Mild hydrocele. Spermatic cord is coiled but shows normal thickness.

Case Discussion

Within the left testis, tubular cystic areas are seen near mediastinum of testis (tubular ectasia of the rete testes).  There is also an extra-testicular multi-cystic lesion seen abutting head and body of epididymis. Mild hydrocele. Spermatic cord is coiled but shows normal thickness.

Right testis is normal.

Left extra-testicular lesion - ? spermatocele.

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Case Information

rID: 10254
Case created: 27th Jul 2010
Last edited: 6th Oct 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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