Gartner's cyst


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Gartner's cyst

Etymology: Hermann T. Gartner, Danish anatomist, 1785-1827
a remnant of the mesonephric (Wolffian) ducts that develop, from predetermined structures, and later regress. The remnant may develop a secretory mechanism, causing dilation of surrounding cells, and transform into a duct cyst, usually during late adolescence.