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Museum of Pathology

CYST OF EPIDIDYMIS

CYST OF EPIDIDYMIS

Clinical History

This specimen was an incidental autopsy finding in a 57 year old man who died of a dissecting aneurism of the aorta.

Pathology

The specimen is a testis and epididymis. Arising from the upper part of the epididymis is a thin-walled cyst, 4.5 cm in greatest diameter, containing clear fluid. This is a cyst of the epididymis.