Testis and epididymis
Non-neoplastic lesions
Proliferative funiculitis

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Proliferative funiculitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/testisproliferativefun.html. Accessed November 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferation of spermatic cord
  • Usually incidental at herniorrhaphy
  • Ages 52 - 76 years; may be due to ischemia or torsion
  • Resembles nodular fasciitis
  • May be due to ischemia / torsion
  • Similar lesions arise in epididymis
  • References: Am J Surg Pathol 1992;16:448