Benign lesions / conditions
Retention cysts

Authors: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 July 2016, last major update July 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Retention cysts. website. Accessed December 15th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Symptomatic cysts, 1-2 cm, usually unilocular, adjacent to urethra
  • Lined by flattened prostatic glandular epithelium or urothelium