spermatocele


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Related to spermatocele: epididymitis, varicocele, spermatocelectomy

spermatocele

(ˈspɜːmətəʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) a swelling of the testicle
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Noun1.spermatocele - a swelling on the epididymis or the testis; usually contains spermatozoa
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
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sper·ma·to·cele

, spermatocyst
n. espermatocele, quiste del epidídimo que contiene espermatozoides.

spermatocele

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29) In many cases, the term epididymal cyst is used interchangeably with spermatocele.
Spermatocele is a retention cyst arising from either the vasa efferentia of the testis or from the epididymis.
However the differential diagnoses to SNT, which may be present simultaneously, or alternatively complicate the situation, include epididymal cyst and spermatocele [6].
Local causes can include chronic infection of the testis or epididymis testicular tumour indirect inguinal hernia hydrocele spermatocele or varicocele.
Radiological case: Tubular ectasia of rete testis with spermatocele.
A spermatocele, a harmless cyst of the epididymis, the tube that transmits sperm from the testis, containing fluid and sperm.
The ultrasound can best characterise different types of scrotal masses such as epididymal cyst, granuloma, hydrocele, varicocele, spermatocele, or a hernia.
Seven percent of cases showed spermatocele as compared to 11% of epididymal cysts were identified and confirmed on aspiration.