Incidental Scrotal Findings at Imaging-2: Miscellaneous Benign Conditions

  • Ahmet T. Turgut
  • Vikram S. Dogra
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


High-frequency ultrasound is the imaging modality of choice for the evaluation of scrotal disorders. Infrequently, scrotal ultrasound may demonstrate a non-palpable lesion which may be detected incidentally during the examinations performed for indications such as scrotal pain, infertility, and trauma. Although most intratesticular masses are malignant, benign lesions can also occur within the testes. In the appropriate clinical setting, familiarity with the imaging features of various benign scrotal disorders may allow a prompt and accurate diagnosis thus helping to salvage the testis.


Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Rete Testis Epidermoid Cyst Tunica Albuginea Leydig Cell Tumor 
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We would like to acknowledge our sincere thanks to Mustafa Secil, MD for his providing Fig. 1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAnkara Training and Research HospitalAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Imaging SciencesUniversity of Rochester School of MedicineRochesterUSA

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