Testis & epididymis
Rete testis dysgenesis

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PubMed Search: Dysgenesis rete testis [title]

Rafael Jimenez, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Jimenez R. Rete testis dysgenesis. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/testisretedysgenesis.html. Accessed September 23rd, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Underdeveloped rete testis lined by columnar or large cuboidal cells in postpubertal patients with cryptorchidism
  • Some patients have viable spermatozoa even though there is an obstruction to sperm conducting mechanism
  • References: Arch Pathol Lab Med 1997;121:1259
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