spermatocele

Summary

Summary: A cystic distention of the epididymis or the rete testis containing spermatozoa. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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  1. ncbi Spermatoceles in adults: when does size matter?
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Arch Androl 53:345-8. 2007
  2. ncbi Role of fine needle aspiration cytology in nonneoplastic testicular and scrotal lesions and male infertility
    Um Handa
    Department of Pathology and Surgery, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Cytol 50:513-7. 2006
  3. ncbi Torsion of spermatocele: a rare manifestation
    Keita Takimoto
    Department of Urology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
    Urol Int 69:164-5. 2002
  4. ncbi [Scrotal ultrasonography. Part I: common non-cancerous pathologies]
    C Roy
    Service de Radiologie B, Chir A, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Hopital Civil, 1 Place de l Hopital, BP 426, 67091 Strasbourg
    J Radiol 84:581-95. 2003
  5. ncbi Detection and diagnosis of scrotal masses
    Elizabeth Esparza Fuentes
    Preventive Medicine Clinic of Dallas, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 13:35-6, 38. 2005
  6. ncbi [Painless enlargement of the scrotum]
    C Gratzke
    Urologische KIlnik und Poliklinik der LMU, Klinikum Grosshadern
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:42-3, 45. 2006
  7. pmc Prevalence of cysts in seminal tract and abnormal semen parameters in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Roser Torra
    Inherited Renal Disorders, Nephrology Department, Fundacio Puigvert, Cartagena 340 350, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:790-3. 2008
  8. doi Ultrasound findings of masses of the paratesticular space
    J M Smart
    Department of Radiology, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    Clin Radiol 63:929-38. 2008
  9. ncbi [Two cases of intrascrotal tumors complicated acute scrotum]
    Hideki Takeshita
    Department of Urology, Saitama Red Cross Hospital
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 99:698-702. 2008
  10. ncbi Pigment epithelium-derived factor, a human testis epididymis secretory product, promotes human prostate stromal cell growth in culture
    John T Grayhack
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 171:434-8. 2004

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  1. ncbi Spermatoceles in adults: when does size matter?
    Thomas J Walsh
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero St, Box 1695, San Francisco, CA 94143 1695, USA
    Arch Androl 53:345-8. 2007
    ..Men in this series appear to tolerate spermatoceles for a relatively long period of time. Once they seek excision, spermatoceles have grown to roughly the size of a normal testicle and men are bothered both by pain and mass symptoms...
  2. ncbi Role of fine needle aspiration cytology in nonneoplastic testicular and scrotal lesions and male infertility
    Um Handa
    Department of Pathology and Surgery, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India
    Acta Cytol 50:513-7. 2006
    ..To study the role of fine needle aspiration (FNA) in male infertility and in nonneoplastic lesions of the testis and scrotum...
  3. ncbi Torsion of spermatocele: a rare manifestation
    Keita Takimoto
    Department of Urology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu, Japan
    Urol Int 69:164-5. 2002
    Torsion of a spermatocele on its pedicle is an extremely rare clinical condition that mimics acute testicular torsion. This rare condition has not been well characterized. Here, we report a case of torsion of a spermatocele...
  4. ncbi [Scrotal ultrasonography. Part I: common non-cancerous pathologies]
    C Roy
    Service de Radiologie B, Chir A, Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, Hopital Civil, 1 Place de l Hopital, BP 426, 67091 Strasbourg
    J Radiol 84:581-95. 2003
    ..When a tumoral process is suspected, surgery is required to confirm the diagnosis and provide histology. The role of MR remains under evaluation...
  5. ncbi Detection and diagnosis of scrotal masses
    Elizabeth Esparza Fuentes
    Preventive Medicine Clinic of Dallas, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 13:35-6, 38. 2005
  6. ncbi [Painless enlargement of the scrotum]
    C Gratzke
    Urologische KIlnik und Poliklinik der LMU, Klinikum Grosshadern
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:42-3, 45. 2006
    ..The reliable and rapid differentiation of harmless from serious conditions such as cancer of the testicles, is essential...
  7. pmc Prevalence of cysts in seminal tract and abnormal semen parameters in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Roser Torra
    Inherited Renal Disorders, Nephrology Department, Fundacio Puigvert, Cartagena 340 350, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:790-3. 2008
    ..The scope of this study was to analyze the prevalence of seminal cysts and to correlate these findings with the sperm parameters in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease...
  8. doi Ultrasound findings of masses of the paratesticular space
    J M Smart
    Department of Radiology, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
    Clin Radiol 63:929-38. 2008
    ..The ultrasound findings (both typical and atypical) of these lesions are clarified, and emphasis is given to the features that help to differentiate between them...
  9. ncbi [Two cases of intrascrotal tumors complicated acute scrotum]
    Hideki Takeshita
    Department of Urology, Saitama Red Cross Hospital
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 99:698-702. 2008
    ..Testicular torsion was suspected, and surgical exploration was performed. A spermatocele with 180 degrees torsion on its pedicle was observed...
  10. ncbi Pigment epithelium-derived factor, a human testis epididymis secretory product, promotes human prostate stromal cell growth in culture
    John T Grayhack
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Urol 171:434-8. 2004
    ..We identified and characterized unrecognized testicular secretory proteins that impact human prostate growth...
  11. ncbi Evaluating the risk of epididymal injury during hydrocelectomy and spermatocelectomy
    Michael P Zahalsky
    Department of Urology, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 171:2291-2. 2004
    ..To our knowledge the incidences of epididymal injury during hydrocelectomy and spermatocelectomy have not previously been reported...
  12. ncbi Theriogenology question of the month. Seminoma, spermatocele, sustentacular cell tumor
    Walter R Threlfall
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus 43210, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 226:1649-50. 2005
  13. ncbi Color Doppler sonography in evaluation of spermatoceles: the "falling snow" sign
    Akhilesh K Sista
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0628, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 27:141-3. 2008
    ..Doppler sonography is not commonly used in evaluation of cystic lesions with internal echoes. Here we report the use of the mechanical properties of color Doppler sonography to further characterize 3 spermatoceles...
  14. ncbi Pure (non-papillary) serous cystadenoma of the epididymis: a histologic and immunohistochemical study
    Achille Pich
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Section of Pathology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Pathol Res Pract 201:65-9. 2005
    ..The differential diagnosis to spermatocele and adenomatoid tumor of the epididymis is discussed.
  15. ncbi Scrotal pathology in the outpatient setting in Operation Iraqi Freedom
    Steve Waxman
    Urology Department, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3851 Roger Brooke Drive, Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234, USA
    Mil Med 174:539-41. 2009
    ..Scrotal sonograms on these patients found only 1 patient with a testicular neoplasm. Varicocele (6.2%), spermatocele (4.9%), and hydrocele (2.5%) accounted for the remaining scrotal findings...
  16. doi Transurethral endoscopy technique with a ureteroscope for diagnosis and management of seminal tracts disorders: a new approach
    Longkun Li
    Urological Center, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    J Endourol 22:719-24. 2008
    ..To apply a transurethral endoscopic technique for examining and managing suspicious distal seminal tracts disorders with a ureteroscope...
  17. ncbi Spermatocele: a rare complication of rectal surgery and radiotherapy. Case report
    M Balkan
    Department of General Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, 06018 Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 104:209-10. 2004
    ..CT-guided biopsy and cytological examination of the mass revealed no malignancy but spermatocele, which is a very unusual complication of rectal surgery.
  18. ncbi [Calcified spermatocele in a patient with a congenital malformation and renal lithiasis]
    Stefano Trovarelli
    Cattedra di Urologia, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italia
    Arch Esp Urol 60:815-6. 2007
  19. ncbi Primary bilateral spermatocele
    Halil Basar
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kirikkale University, Turkey
    Int J Urol 10:59-61. 2003
    We report the case of a bilateral, relatively huge, multilocular spermatocele diagnosed at sonography with surgical and pathological correlation. A 45-year-old man presented with bilateral, large inguinoscrotal masses...
  20. doi Spermatocele following kidney transplant
    A J Osband
    Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ, USA
    Am J Transplant 12:1936-7. 2012
    ..We present an unusual case of a kidney transplant recipient whose presumed lymphocele was actually a spermatocele. Our patient is a 60-year-old man who is 11 years status post his second deceased donor kidney transplant...
  21. doi Epididymal cysts in childhood - conservative or surgical approach?
    Jerzy Niedzielski
    Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology, Chair of Pediatric Surgery, University School of Medicine in Łódź, University Children s Hospital, No 4 in Łódź
    Pol Przegl Chir 84:406-10. 2012
    ..To decide on the accurate way of treatment and to establish criteria for operation in boys with pubertal epididymal cysts (ECs)...
  22. ncbi [Cryptorchidism: medium- and long-term follow-up]
    V Rossi
    Dipartimento Salute della Donna, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italia
    Minerva Pediatr 65:261-9. 2013
    ..We wanted to evaluate the correlation between age at orchiopexy and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH) and testosterone levels in adulthood, determining the long-term complications of surgical treatment...
  23. ncbi Torsion of testis with large epididymal cyst in a 57-year-old man: a case report
    Yusuf Ozlem Ilbey
    Bezm i Alem Valide Sultan, Vakif Gureba Trainig and Education Hospital, Department of Urology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Arch Ital Urol Androl 80:111-2. 2008
    ..Testicular torsion is a rare pathology in adults. While it generally develops as a consequence of certain congenital abnormalities in pediatric and adolescent patients, the exact mechanism in adults remains unclear...
  24. ncbi Microcystic lesion of the testis
    C W Mak
    Department of Radiological Technology, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan
    Br J Radiol 80:67-8. 2007
  25. ncbi Giant spermatocele mimicking hydrocele: a case report
    Hsin Chih Yeh
    Department of Urology, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 23:366-9. 2007
    ..We report a case of giant spermatocele that mimicked a hydrocele. A 55-year-old man suffered from right scrotal enlargement for several years...
  26. doi Crushing artifacts resulting in small blue cellular clusters that simulate small cell carcinoma
    Federica Flamminio
    University of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Int J Surg Pathol 19:487-91. 2011
    ..Here the authors report examples of this phenomenon that have been reported or that they have personally observed and emphasize some diagnostic clue to avoid its overinterpretation and the dire clinical consequences that this may entail...
  27. doi Microsurgical spermatocelectomy: technique and outcomes of a novel surgical approach
    Eric C Kauffman
    Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 185:238-42. 2011
    ..We present the technique of microsurgical spermatocelectomy and report our perioperative and recurrence outcomes...
  28. ncbi Sclerotherapy of hydroceles and spermatoceles with alcohol: results and effects on the semen analysis
    Chen Jen Shan
    Division of Urology Department of Surgery, Hospital das Clinicas Medical School, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int Braz J Urol 37:307-12; discussion 312-33. 2011
    ..To evaluate the success rates of sclerotherapy of the tunica vaginalis with alcohol for the treatment of hydroceles and/or spermatoceles, as well as, evaluation of pain, formation of hematomas, infection and its effects in spermatogenesis...
  29. ncbi Inguinal orchiectomy for the extra testis with suspected tumor in a polyorchidic patient: a case report
    Ismet Nane
    Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Urology Department, Istanbul University, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:557-9. 2007
    ..15 cc volume, a small left testicle (5 cc) and a 4 cc mass under the left testicle, which was thought to be a spermatocele. Ultrasonographic imaging was performed and the mass was defined as a third testicle with a heterogenic ..
  30. doi A randomized trial comparing 2 doses of polidocanol sclerotherapy for hydrocele or spermatocele
    Staffan Jahnson
    Department of Urology, Institution of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Urol 186:1319-23. 2011
    Polidocanol sclerotherapy for hydrocele or spermatocele combines high efficiency with low morbidity, but the optimal dose is not known...
  31. ncbi The right sided syndrome, congenital absence of kidney and testis
    K V S Hari Kumar
    Department of Endocrinology, Medwin Hospitals, Chirag Ali Lane, Nampally, Hyderabad, AP, India
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 22:315-8. 2011
    ..He underwent abdomino-anal pull-through operation and later clinical course was complicated by recurrent cystitis, secondary vesicoureteral reflux and hydroureteronephrosis of solitary kidney, progressing to chronic kidney disease...
  32. ncbi Clear cell papillary cystadenoma with sonographic and histopathologic correlation
    Sarada Uppuluri
    Department of Radiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14642 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 25:1451-3. 2006
  33. ncbi Color Doppler ultrasonography as a routine clinical examination in male infertility
    Hideo Sakamoto
    Department of Urology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Showa University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1073-8. 2006
    ..We assessed the value of scrotal color Doppler ultrasonography as a routine examination in infertile men...
  34. ncbi [Epididymal cyst in von Hippel-Lindau syndrome: clinicopathologic analysis of 3 cases]
    Zhu Hou
    Department of Urology, Beijing Anzhen Hospital Affiliated to Capital Medical University, Beijing 100029, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 16:142-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the clinicopathologic features of epididymal cyst in von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome...
  35. ncbi Relationships of testicular volume and fine-needle aspiration cytology pattern in infertile azoospermic men (Fgae Centeral Clinic, 2003-4)
    Tadesse Kitilla
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Faculty, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Ethiop Med J 45:19-28. 2007
    ..This case series study aimed to find the relation of testicular volume with fine- needle aspiration cytology results in azoospermic infertile males to indicate the probable reason for azoospermia...
  36. pmc Bilateral epidiymal cysts in an alpaca male used for breeding
    G Anthony Gray
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Can Vet J 48:741-4. 2007
    ..Biopsies of each testicle evidenced mild testicular degeneration. Histopathologic examination of the gonads revealed cystic efferent ductules in the head of each epididymis...
  37. doi A rare case of large epididymal cyst in androgen insensitivity syndrome removed laparoscopically
    Alka Kriplani
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:504-6. 2009
    ..Histopathologic study showed testis with an epididymal cyst. Formation of epididymal cyst is rare in these cases. The patient did well in the postoperative period. She was put on hormone replacement therapy and is doing well...
  38. doi Small blue cells mimicking small cell carcinoma in spermatocele and hydrocele specimens: a report of 5 cases
    Zhaoli Lane
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Hum Pathol 41:88-93. 2010
    We identified 5 cases of hydrocele and spermatocele resections containing detached small cellular "blue" clusters, raising questions of small cell carcinoma by contributors to our consult service...
  39. ncbi Male fertility after spermatocele formation from tunica vaginalis in patients with bilateral vas agenesis
    Ali Shamsa
    Urology Section, Ghaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
    Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl 19:583-6. 2008
    To form spermatocele from vaginal layers as a sperm reservoir and intra-uterine insemination (IUI) in infertile men with bilateral vas agenesis (BVA), we studied 19 patients with azoospermia due to BVA referred to our infertility clinic ..
  40. pmc Combined VHLH and PTEN mutation causes genital tract cystadenoma and squamous metaplasia
    Ian J Frew
    Institute of Cell Biology, ETH Zurich, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
    Mol Cell Biol 28:4536-48. 2008
    ..Our studies suggest a model for cooperative tumor suppression in which inactivation of PTEN facilitates epididymal cystadenoma genesis initiated by loss of VHL...
  41. ncbi [Scrotal masses in adulthood]
    Markku Leskinen
    Seinäjoen keskussairaala, kirurgian ja urologian toimintayksiköt, Hanneksenrinne 7, 60220 Seinajoki
    Duodecim 125:1869-76. 2009
    ..Benign processes such as hydrocele, spermatocele and varicocele are the most common causes for scrotal abnormalities...
  42. doi Cystic dysplasia of the epididymis: a disorder of mesonephric differentiation associated with renal maldevelopment
    Manuel Nistal
    Department of Pathology, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Virchows Arch 456:695-702. 2010
    ..The shared embryological origin of these structures may explain their simultaneous occurrence, possibly related to disrupted mesonephric duct development...
  43. ncbi The falling snow sign in an ovarian dermoid
    Akhilesh K Sista
    J Ultrasound Med 27:496. 2008
  44. doi A unique radiological pentad of mesonephric duct abnormalities in a young man presenting with testicular swelling
    R G Casey
    Department of Urology, Adelaide and Meath Hospitals incorporating the National Children s Hospital, Tallaght, Dublin 24, Ireland
    Br J Radiol 81:e93-6. 2008
    ..We review and discuss the relevant literature of this case and discuss in detail the embryological basis for this unusual combination of findings...
  45. doi Do mountain bikers have a higher risk of scrotal disorders than on-road cyclists?
    Michael Mitterberger
    Departments of Urology, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    Clin J Sport Med 18:49-54. 2008
    ..To sonographically investigate whether mountain bikers have a higher prevalence of scrotal abnormalities compared with on-road cyclists...
  46. doi Imaging of non-neoplastic intratesticular masses
    Shweta Bhatt
    Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, New York, USA
    Diagn Interv Radiol 17:52-63. 2011
    ..Gray-scale and color-flow Doppler sonography facilitate the visualization of the benign characteristics of the lesions. Magnetic resonance imaging can also help as a problem-solving modality in some cases...
  47. ncbi Bilateral spermatocele concurrent with bilateral scrotal hydrocele presenting huge scrotal swelling
    Koji Mitsuzuka
    Department of Urology, Ogachi Chuo Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 53:729-31. 2007
    ..Bilateral spermatocele is very rare; moreover, this is the first report of bilateral spermatocele concurrent with bilateral hydrocele.
  48. pdf Sclerotherapy of idiopathic hydroceles and epididymal cysts: a historical comparison trial of 5% phenol versus tetracycline
    J M East
    Cornwall Regional Hospital, Western Regional Health Authority, Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies
    West Indian Med J 56:520-5. 2007
    ..Concern about post-treatment fertility applies equally to surgery and demands informed consent for both modalities...
  49. doi Common scrotal and testicular problems
    Stephen M Wampler
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan, Room L2003, Box 5239, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5239, USA
    Prim Care 37:613-26, x. 2010
    ..Palpable abnormalities covered here include cryptorchidism, hydrocele, spermatocele, varicocele, and testicular cancer.
  50. ncbi [Ultrasound of the scrotum]
    G Stuckmann
    Institut fur Radiologie, Kantonsspital Winterthur
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 95:709-20. 2006
    ..In cases of acute scrotum or of vascular and inflammatory lesions, Doppler ultrasound is mandatory. This article gives a systematical survey of the most frequent scrotal lesions and their appearance in ultrasound...
  51. ncbi Tubular ectasia within the mediastinum testis
    B J Weingarten
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202
    J Ultrasound Med 11:349-53. 1992
    ..All patients had an associated extratesticular finding, in most cases a spermatocele. Tubular ectasia shares several features with testicular cysts and mechanisms of formation are postulated to be ..
  52. ncbi Tumours and tumour-like conditions of the para-testicular region--a study of morphological features
    N Jayaram
    Anand Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Pathol Microbiol 41:287-95. 1998
    ..comprised of 6 cases of adenomatous hyperplasia of epididymis, 4 cases of spermatic granuloma, 2 cases each of spermatocele and nodular-fibrous proliferation and one mesothelial cyst...
  53. ncbi Testicular masses
    J Junnila
    U S Army Health Clinic, Butzbach, Germany
    Am Fam Physician 57:685-92. 1998
    ..Referral to a urologist should be made immediately if one of these diagnoses is suspected. Benign causes of scrotal masses, including hydrocele, varicocele and spermatocele, may be diagnosed and managed easily in the primary care office.
  54. ncbi [Complicated spermatocele as a cause of scrotal mass with solid appearance. Ultrasonographic findings]
    M R Cozcolluela Cabrejas
    Servicios de Radiodiagnóstico, Hospital Reina Sofia, Tudela Navarra
    Actas Urol Esp 20:750-2. 1996
    We report an atypical case of spermatocele in which sonographic findings demonstrated an intraescrotal mass fixed to the testicle, apparently solid and with important vascularity, being these findings suspicious of malignant tumor...
  55. ncbi Natural spermatoceles in irreversible obstructive azoospermia--reservoirs of viable spermatozoa for assisted conception
    A V Hirsh
    Hallam Medical Centre, London Women s Clinic, UK
    Hum Reprod 11:1919-22. 1996
    ..This is less invasive than the alternative sperm retrieval procedures, which are more traumatic and require local or general anaesthesia...
  56. ncbi [Prevention of postoperative scrotal edema]
    G Bodo
    Divisione di Urologia, USSL n 40, Ospedale Civile di Ivrea, Torino
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 45:55-6. 1993
    ..The method described is simple, rapid to perform, comfortable for the patients and most effective to prevent postoperative complications in patients undergoing a scrotal operation...
  57. ncbi [Pregnancy by micromanipulation in a case of excretory azoospermia associated with a natural spermatocele]
    C Wittemer
    Departement de Fécondation in vitro, CMCO, Schiltigheim
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 22:467-70. 1993
    ..In this particular case, a spermatocele detected five years ago was observed, which provide motile spermatozoa...
  58. ncbi Effect of spermatocele fluid on growth of human prostatic cells in culture
    D M Sutkowski
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611
    J Androl 14:233-9. 1993
    The present study was carried out to investigate whether testicular fluid derived from a spermatocele contains substance(s) that promote the growth of human prostatic cells in culture...
  59. ncbi [Bilateral spermatocele developed after vasectomy: a case report]
    H Mizoguchi
    Department of Urology, Oita Medical University, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 85:1567-70. 1994
    A rare case of bilateral spermatocele developed 17 years after vasectomy was presented. A forty-seven year old man visited to our hospital with a chief complaint of swelling of bilateral intrascrotal contents...
  60. ncbi Epithelial monolayers from human epididymal and efferent duct tubules; testosterone metabolism and effects of culture conditions on cell height and confluence
    S Raczek
    Institute of Reproductive Medicine of the University, Munster, Germany
    Epithelial Cell Biol 3:126-36. 1994
    ..New serum-free media (especially those designed for keratinocytes and mammary epithelial cells) could maintain cultured cells at heights found in situ...
  61. ncbi Composition of fluids obtained from human epididymal cysts
    T G Cooper
    Institute of Reproductive Medicine, University of Munster, FRG
    Urol Res 20:275-80. 1992
    ..Fluid from an epididymal cyst containing no spermatozoa was mainly of similar composition. In contrast, hydrocoele fluid resembles blood serum...
  62. ncbi [A case of bilateral spermatocele]
    T Mizuo
    Department of Urology, Tokyo Rosai Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 34:1253-5. 1988
    A case of bilateral spermatocele is reported. A 46-year-old man was admitted to our hospital complaining of bilateral scrotal swelling. We obtained a colorless, opalescent fluid which contained numerous spermatozoa...
  63. ncbi New directions in male reproductive microsurgery
    B R Gilbert
    Division of Urology, New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, NY 10021
    Microsurgery 9:281-5. 1988
    ..In this paper, we discuss some of the new directions in male reproductive microsurgery...
  64. ncbi Caudal view. Aid in testicular scanning
    A J Krubsack
    Department of Radiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
    Clin Nucl Med 12:614-6. 1987
    ..A false-positive scan for testicular torsion can be obtained in a scrotal scan when either a hernia or hydrocele overlies the testicle. The case of a patient in whom a false-positive scan was avoided by the use of a caudal view is reported...
  65. ncbi Retrovesical rare tumor: the schistosomial spermatocyst
    M El Ouakdi
    Hopital Charles Nicolle, Service d Urologie, Tunisie
    Acta Chir Belg 89:224-6. 1989
    ..The diagnosis of schistosomial spermatocyst was made by histopathology. The authors underline the difficulty of the topographic diagnosis in large retrovesical masses...
  66. ncbi Diagnostic value of scrotal sonography in infertile men: report on 658 cases
    D Nashan
    Institute of Reproductive Medicine of the University, Max Planck Clinical Research Unit for Reproductive Medicine, Münster Germany
    Andrologia 22:387-95. 1990
    ..One testicular tumour and one case with CIS were only seen by sonography and not suspected on palpation. The results demonstrate that sonography represents a valuable tool in the routine diagnosis of andrological patients...
  67. ncbi [Tetracycline sclerotherapy of hydroceles and spermatoceles]
    K K Ovrebø
    Kirurgisk avdeling, Sentralsjukehuset i Sogn og Fjordane, Førde
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 111:3171-3. 1991
    ..The treatment is given as an outpatient procedure at 1/10 of the cost of traditional operative treatment, and with comparable results...
  68. ncbi Ethanolamine oleate sclerotherapy for hydroceles and spermatoceles: a survey of 158 patients with ultrasound followup
    T L Tammela
    Division of Urology, Oulu University Central Hospital, Finland
    J Urol 147:1551-3. 1992
    ..No hydroceles recurred during an average followup of 43 months, whereas spermatocele recurred in 4 patients more than 1 year after successful treatment, with a mean followup of 46 months...
  69. ncbi [Calcified spermatocele simulating a neoplasm]
    M Medina Perez
    Servicio de Anatomia Patologica, Hospital de la Merced, Osuna, Sevilla, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 51:725-6. 1998
    To report a case of a spermatocele mimicking a paratesticular neoplasm.
  70. ncbi Degeneration of the seminiferous epithelium with ageing is a cause of spermatoceles?
    M Itoh
    Department of Anatomy, Kagawa Medical University, Japan
    Int J Androl 22:91-6. 1999
    A spermatocele refers to the cystic accumulation of semen in the male reproductive tract...
  71. ncbi Metallothionein in human seminal plasma
    T Suzuki
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Gunma University, Maebashi, Japan
    Int J Urol 1:345-8. 1994
    ..concentrations were measured in the seminal plasma of 4 fertile and 35 infertile men and in the hydrocele and spermatocele fluids...
  72. ncbi Ectopic prostate tissue within the processus vaginalis: insights into prostate embryogenesis
    Christine A VanBeek
    Department of Pathology, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Dev Pathol 8:379-85. 2005
    ..The mass consisted of prostate tissue, including glands and fibromuscular stroma, communicating with a spermatocele. Strong immunostaining for prostate-specific antigen was seen in the glandular epithelium...
  73. ncbi Expression of SLC26A3, CFTR and NHE3 in the human male reproductive tract: role in male subfertility caused by congenital chloride diarrhoea
    S Hihnala
    Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Department of Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Mol Hum Reprod 12:107-11. 2006
    ..Tissue-specific co-expression with CFTR and NHE3 supports diverse functions of SLC26A3 and may have an impact on pathophysiology of male subfertility both in CLD and in cystic fibrosis (CF), as well as spermatoceles...
  74. ncbi Retrieval and cryopreservation of sperm from spermatocele fluid
    M A Fischer
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Urology 61:417-20. 2003
    ..Assisted reproductive technologies have led to successful pregnancies and deliveries using sperm harvested from the epididymis and/or testis of infertile men...
  75. ncbi Pro-inflammatory cytokine response of the fluid contents of spermatoceles and epididymal cysts
    I Kocak
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin Turkey
    Andrologia 34:112-5. 2002
    ..6 (IL-6), interleukin 8 (IL-8) and tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) in fluids of patients with spermatocele or epididymal cyst...
  76. ncbi [Primary epididymal tumors]
    B Pan
    Department of Urology, First Hospital of Beijing Medical Universiy, Beijing 100034
    Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 36:138-40. 1998
    ..RESULT: Epididymal tumors might be easily misdiagnosed as epididymal tuberculosis, chronic epididymis and spermatocele. Apart from certain benign clinical characteristics, benign epididymal tumors could be diagnosed by B-..
  77. ncbi Benign intratesticular cystic lesions: US features
    V S Dogra
    Department of Radiology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Radiographics 21:S273-81. 2001
    ..An abnormal rind of parenchyma with increased echogenicity usually surrounds these lesions. An intratesticular spermatocele communicates with the seminiferous tubules, whereas simple ectasia of the rete testis does not do so directly...
  78. ncbi Clinical and pathological findings in testis, epididymis, deferens duct and prostate following vasectomy in a dog
    C C Pérez-Marín
    Department of Medicina y Cirugia Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Cordoba, Campus Universitario de Rabanales, Ctra Madrid Cádiz km, Cordoba, Spain
    Reprod Domest Anim 41:169-74. 2006
    We report the case of a bilateral and multilocular spermatocele and sperm granuloma in a dog that was vasectomized 5 years before. Clinical examination revealed scrotal dermatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia...
  79. ncbi Semen characteristics after vasectomy in the ram
    F Janett
    Department of Reproduction, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Theriogenology 56:485-91. 2001
    ..On post mortem examination 5 months after surgery, spermatocele formation and multiple sperm granulomas were present in all five rams...
  80. ncbi Percutaneous aspiration and sclerotherapy for treatment of spermatoceles
    D T Beiko
    Department of Urology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    J Urol 166:137-9. 2001
    ..We report on our prospective study of percutaneous aspiration and sclerotherapy with sodium tetradecyl sulfate for treatment of spermatoceles to determine safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness...
  81. ncbi Pronounced cystic transformation of the Rete testis. MRI appearance
    D R Meyer
    Department of Radiology, Academic Teaching Hospitals, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Invest Radiol 34:600-3. 1999
    ..The authors present two pronounced cases in different stages, documenting the broad spectrum of possible involvement...
  82. ncbi Spermatic granuloma in the ram: diagnosis by ultrasonography and semen characteristics
    F Karaca
    Department of Reproduction and Artificial Insemination, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Selcuk, Konya, Turkey
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 40:402-6. 1999
    ..Seminal characteristics varied between rams. It was concluded that ultrasonographic evaluation may give valuable information in the diagnosis of sperm granuloma in the ram...
  83. ncbi What causes a spermatocele, and how is it usually removed?
    Glenn S Gerber
    Health News 10:16. 2004
  84. ncbi Case 4: Scrotal sonogram in patient with Klinefelter syndrome
    Jon W Meilstrup
    Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA, USA
    Ultrasound Q 23:73-5. 2007
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    Norihito Soga
    Department of Urology, Kinan Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:229-30. 2003
    A 53-year old man first recognized swelling of the left scrotum five years ago. Ultrasound examination revealed spermatocele, consisted of two layers, fluid area and hyperechoic sediment...
  86. ncbi Efficacy of microsurgical epididymal sperm aspiration (MESA) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) in obstructive azoospermia
    I P Son
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cheil General Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    J Assist Reprod Genet 13:69-72. 1996
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  87. ncbi Benign intrascrotal lesions
    Ronald A Rubenstein
    Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    J Urol 171:1765-72. 2004
    ..This review provides the reader with a better understanding of benign lesions that occur in the scrotum...
  88. ncbi A case of neonatal testicular torsion
    C Y Wong
    Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Hosp Med 66:368-9. 2005
  89. ncbi Aspiration cytology of palpable lesions of the scrotal content
    M Perez-Guillermo
    Department of Pathology, Murcia Medical School, Murcia, Spain
    Diagn Cytopathol 6:169-77. 1990
    ..We believe FNAC to be the technique of choice for the study of the pathology of the scrotal content, and we think that it should be employed on the patient's very first visit. The main advantage of FNAC is avoiding delays in diagnosis...
  90. ncbi A population based assessment of complications following outpatient hydrocelectomy and spermatocelectomy
    Darcie A Kiddoo
    Division of Urology, Roayl Alexandra Hospital, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    J Urol 171:746-8. 2004
    ..We determine the incidence of complications following outpatient scrotal surgery for the treatment of hydroceles and spermatoceles...
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    P C Hajek
    MRI Institute, University of California, San Diego
    Radiologe 27:522-8. 1987
    ..For the assessment of extratesticular pathology, MRI has advantages over other imaging techniques - including sonography - since the delineation of pathologic changes is much clearer...