Testis & epididymis
Rete testis
Adenomatous hyperplasia

Topic Completed: 1 March 2012

Minor changes: 28 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Adenomatous hyperplasia[title] rete testis

Rafael Jimenez, M.D.
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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

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Differential diagnosis
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