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International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 413–416 | Cite as

Multilocular spermatocele: A case report

  • Hiroshi Yagi
  • Mikio Igawa
  • Hiroaki Shiina
  • Kazushi Shigeno
  • Tatsuaki Yoneda
  • Yukihiro Wada
Article

Abstract

We describe a case of a multilocular spermatocele. Ultrasound examination revealed several cystic spaces at the head of the left epididymis. Epidiymal tumor could not be excluded, and therefore surgical exploration was performed. Histopathological examination of the specimen revealed a multilocular spermatocele arising from the rete testis. Most spermatoceles remain small and rarely present marked clinical problems, but they are occasionally large, and may simultate a solid tumor.

Multilocular Rete testis Spermatocele 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroshi Yagi
    • 1
  • Mikio Igawa
    • 1
  • Hiroaki Shiina
    • 1
  • Kazushi Shigeno
    • 1
  • Tatsuaki Yoneda
    • 1
  • Yukihiro Wada
    • 1
  1. 1.Deparment of UrologyShimane Medical UniversityIzumoJapan

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