Testis and epididymis
Rete testis
Adenomatous hyperplasia

Author: Rafael Jimenez, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 September 2017, last major update March 2012

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PubMed Search: Adenomatous hyperplasia[title] rete testis
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Definition / general
Gross description
  • May be solid / cystic mass in testicular hilus; usually small, incidental microscopic finding
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Tubulopapillary or cribriform proliferations of bland epithelium that projects into dilated channels of rete testis
  • Associated with hyaline globules (represent proteins absorbed from lumen by epithelial lining cells)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Papillary adenoma

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis