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Spermatoceles
Spermatoceles
Published: 2013/01/20
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Andrew Kramer, MD:  Excision of Large Epididymal Cyst/Spermatocele
Andrew Kramer, MD: Excision of Large Epididymal Cyst/Spermatocele
Published: 2016/11/19
Channel: Andrew Kramer
A Big Epididymal Cyst (Spermatocele) Removal Surgery
A Big Epididymal Cyst (Spermatocele) Removal Surgery
Published: 2016/02/27
Channel: Dr Praveen Choudhary
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Published: 2010/11/19
Channel: NeilBaumMD
I feel like a new man after scrotal spermatocele surgery by Dr. John Lin
I feel like a new man after scrotal spermatocele surgery by Dr. John Lin
Published: 2017/04/24
Channel: Sunrise Urology
My Spermatocele Friend
My Spermatocele Friend
Published: 2009/07/30
Channel: nalts
Different types of Testes swelling
Different types of Testes swelling
Published: 2016/07/08
Channel: Dr Praveen Choudhary
SPERMATOCELE  vs EPIDIDIMAL CYST
SPERMATOCELE vs EPIDIDIMAL CYST
Published: 2015/03/14
Channel: Tahir Ultrasound Center
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What is NOT Testicular Cancer?
Published: 2013/08/07
Channel: OrchidCancer Charity
Do Testicular Cysts Go Away On Their Own?
Do Testicular Cysts Go Away On Their Own?
Published: 2017/08/15
Channel: sandy sandy
What Is The Meaning Of Spermatocele?
What Is The Meaning Of Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beyond Question
Spermatocele
Spermatocele
Published: 2014/03/26
Channel: Dr Praveen Choudhary
Spermatocele Sonography
Spermatocele Sonography
Published: 2017/07/18
Channel: Dr.Jamil Hawramy
Dr. Marc Goldstein: Microsurgical Management of Spermatocele
Dr. Marc Goldstein: Microsurgical Management of Spermatocele
Published: 2012/06/18
Channel: cornellbrady1
Do Testicular Cysts Go Away On Their Own?
Do Testicular Cysts Go Away On Their Own?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
What Causes A Spermatocele?
What Causes A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
Epididymal cyst
Epididymal cyst
Published: 2017/07/03
Channel: Dr Praveen Choudhary
Large Spermatocele Ultrasound
Large Spermatocele Ultrasound
Published: 2016/12/27
Channel: Dr.Jamil Hawramy
What Causes Epididymal Cysts?
What Causes Epididymal Cysts?
Published: 2017/08/16
Channel: Wade Wade
What Are The Symptoms Of Spermatocele?
What Are The Symptoms Of Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beg the Question
Spermatocele (Medical Condition)
Spermatocele (Medical Condition)
Published: 2015/04/22
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Epididymitis seen during surgery
Epididymitis seen during surgery
Published: 2015/10/04
Channel: Dr Praveen Choudhary
How Do You Get A Spermatocele?
How Do You Get A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
I FOUND A LUMP | TheLowDown
I FOUND A LUMP | TheLowDown
Published: 2016/11/14
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Can A Spermatocele Go Away On Its Own?
Can A Spermatocele Go Away On Its Own?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beg the Question
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
QA Spermatocele and Skin Tag
QA Spermatocele and Skin Tag
Published: 2014/12/08
Channel: Stages of Life Media
Do your balls hang low?
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Published: 2016/05/14
Channel: Yourology101
What Is A Spermatocele?
What Is A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
How to Pronounce Spermatocele
How to Pronounce Spermatocele
Published: 2013/11/14
Channel: Emma Saying
Artificial Spermatocele Treatment in Male or Female? and Placement of Penile Implants : TV5 Newsws
Artificial Spermatocele Treatment in Male or Female? and Placement of Penile Implants : TV5 Newsws
Published: 2015/02/03
Channel: TV5 News
Epidedymal Cyst Removal by Dr Praveen Choudhary
Epidedymal Cyst Removal by Dr Praveen Choudhary
Published: 2014/02/20
Channel: Dr Praveen Choudhary
What Is A Spermatocele?
What Is A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beyond Question
What Is A Spermatocele?
What Is A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/08/30
Channel: Don't Question Me
BILATERMAL RETE TESTIS MASS with RT SPERMATOCELE
BILATERMAL RETE TESTIS MASS with RT SPERMATOCELE
Published: 2015/03/14
Channel: Tahir Ultrasound Center
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
Published: 2017/08/30
Channel: Don't Question Me
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beg the Question
Is Spermatocele Cancerous?
Is Spermatocele Cancerous?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beg the Question
Can A Spermatocele Be Painful?
Can A Spermatocele Be Painful?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
What Causes A Spermatocele?
What Causes A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beg the Question
What Is Epididymal Cyst?
What Is Epididymal Cyst?
Published: 2017/09/10
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What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
Published: 2017/10/11
Channel: Pan Pan 2
Epididymal Cyst Operation(Excision)
Epididymal Cyst Operation(Excision)
Published: 2017/02/11
Channel: Sukumar Maiti
How Do You Get A Spermatocele?
How Do You Get A Spermatocele?
Published: 2017/09/01
Channel: Beg the Question
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
What Causes Cysts On Testicles?
Published: 2017/09/15
Channel: U Answers
Do Spermatoceles Go Away On Their Own?
Do Spermatoceles Go Away On Their Own?
Published: 2017/09/11
Channel: Shadow the Question
Help I have a lump on my ball, or my testicle doesn
Help I have a lump on my ball, or my testicle doesn't feel right!
Published: 2010/06/17
Channel: RickBLB
How to treat Epididymitis with watery ejaculatory fluid? - Dr. Ravish I R
How to treat Epididymitis with watery ejaculatory fluid? - Dr. Ravish I R
Published: 2016/09/30
Channel: Doctors' Circle - Ask Doctors. Free Video Answers.
EPIDIDYMAL CYST- Scrotal Swellings
EPIDIDYMAL CYST- Scrotal Swellings
Published: 2016/01/02
Channel: Surgical Educator
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male reproduction anatomy scrotum testes spermatic ducts 3d san antonio
Published: 2016/10/11
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Dilated rete testis containing spermatozoa within cyst lumen. H&E stain 20x
Spermatocele
Spermatocele.JPG
Ultrasound of a testicle (grey) and a spermatocele (black).
Classification and external resources
Specialty urology
ICD-10 N43.4
ICD-9-CM 608.1
DiseasesDB 31243
MeSH D013088

Spermatocele (/spɜːrˈmætəsl/[1][2]) is a retention cyst of a tubule of the rete testis or the head of the epididymis distended with barely watery fluid that contains spermatozoa. Spermatoceles are the most common cystic condition encountered within the scrotum.[citation needed] They vary in size from several millimeters to many centimeters. Spermatoceles are generally not painful. However, some men may experience discomfort from larger spermatoceles. They are harmless.[citation needed]

Causes[edit]

Spermatoceles can originate as diverticulum from the tubules found in the head of the epididymis. Sperm formation gradually causes the diverticulum to increase in size, causing a spermatocele. They are due to continuity between the epididymis and tunica vaginalis.

They are also believed to result from epididymitis, physical trauma, or vasectomy. Scarring of any part of the epididymis can cause it to become obstructed and in turn form a spermatocele.

Diagnosis[edit]

Micrograph of a spermatocele. The characteristic sperm are present (black dots - left of image). H&E stain.

Spermatoceles can be discovered as incidental scrotal masses found on physical examination by a physician. They may also be discovered by self-inspection of the scrotum and testicles.

Finding a painless, cystic mass at the head of the epididymis, that transilluminates and can be clearly differentiated from the testicle, is generally sufficient. If uncertainty exists, ultrasonography of the scrotum can confirm if it is spermatocele.

If an individual finds what he suspects to be a spermatocele, he is advised to consult a urologist.

Treatment[edit]

Small cysts are best left alone, as are larger cysts that are an asymptomatic condition. Only when the cysts are causing discomfort and are enlarging in size, or the patient wants the spermatocele removed, should a spermatocelectomy be considered. Pain may persist even after removal.

Spermatocelectomy can be performed on an outpatient basis, with the use of local or general anesthesia.

A spermatocelectomy will not improve fertility.

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