Prostate gland & seminal vesicles
Benign lesions/conditions
Retention cyst


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Monika Roychowdhury, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Roychowdhury M. Retention cyst. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/prostateretention.html. Accessed August 14th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Symptomatic cysts, 1-2 cm, usually unilocular, adjacent to urethra
  • Lined by flattened prostatic glandular epithelium or urothelium
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