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Title: 精巣鞘膜嚢胞の1例
Other Titles: A Cyst Arising from Tunica Vaginalis Testis : Report of a Case
Authors: 西川, 信之  KAKEN_name
長船, 崇  KAKEN_name
金, 哲將  KAKEN_name
Author's alias: Nishikawa, Nobuyuki
Osafune, Takashi
Kim, Jang Chul
Keywords: Tunica vaginalis testis
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: 泌尿器科紀要刊行会
Journal title: 泌尿器科紀要
Volume: 57
Issue: 6
Start page: 341
End page: 344
Abstract: A 38-year-old man presented with left intrascrotal painless mass. Ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations demonstrated a cystic lesion at the upper side of left testis without enhancement. This mass gradually enlarged in size, and left high orchiectomy was planned. Because intraoperative finding showed a cyst arising from tunica vaginalis testis, excision of the cyst was performed. Histopathological examination showed a cyst with a fibrous wall lined with cuboidal endothelial cells without malignancy. To our knowledge, this is the 15th reported case of a benign cystic lesion in tunica vaginalis testis in Japan. The age distribution of patients showed two peaks ; one from 5 to 8 years old and the other from 30 to 69 years old. Most of the pediatric patients showed acute scrotal swelling with pain. On the other hand, most adult patients demonstrated painless scrotal swelling with slow growth. Operative investigation should be performed incases with suspicionof malignancy.
Rights: 許諾条件により本文は2012-07-01に公開
PubMed ID: 21795840
Appears in Collections:Vol.57 No.6

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