Testis and epididymis
Adrenal cortical rests

Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 27 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Adrenal cortical rests testicular

Sean R. Williamson, M.D.
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Cite this page: Williamson S. Adrenal cortical rests. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/testisadrenalcortical.html. Accessed February 20th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Occur in 4 - 15% of testis, paratesticular tissue, spermatic cord or epididymis
Gross description
  • Small, round, yellow nodule
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Circumscribed nodule of adrenal cortical tissue without medullary tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Contributed by Debra Zynger, M.D.

Adrenal cortical rests in spermatic cord

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Circumscribed nodule of adrenal cortical tissue involving the paratesticular soft tissue

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