Hydrocele testis is a benign pathology of the testis.
- Scrotal mass.
- Cyst lined by a simple ciliated epithelium.
- Does not contain sperm.
- Spermatocele - contains sperm.
Submitted as "Right Hydrocele Sac", Excision: - Consistent with hydrocele sac.
HYDROCELE SAC, LEFT, EXCISION: - CONSISTENT WITH HYDROCELE SAC.
SOFT TISSUE ("HYDROCELE SAC"),LEFT, EXCISION: - FIBROADIPOSE TISSUE COVERED BY MESOTHELIUM WITH REACTIVE CHANGES -- CONSISTENT WITH HYDROCELE SAC. - EPIDIDYMIS WITH SPERM (INCIDENTAL FINDING).
The sections shows fragments of tissue compatible with a benign cyst, that had a fibrous wall and was lined by a simple epithelium. No spermatocytes are identified.
Benign connective tissue (including skeletal muscle, nerves and blood vessels) is also present.