Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
J Pathol. 1990 Dec;162(4):333-4.

Adenomatous hyperplasia of the rete testis in the undescended testis.

Author information

  • 1Department of Anatomical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa.

Abstract

Multiple foci of micronodular or tubulopapillary structures were noted in the rete testis of 13 cases of undescended testes. These structures were lined by low columnar to cuboidal epithelium, showed back-to-back crowding, and were supported by a thin lamina propria. These changes, referred to as adenomatous hyperplasia of the rete testis, appear to be a frequent finding in the undescended testis. An age-matched control group did not show any of these features.

[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Wiley
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk