Cowper's syringocele

Cowper's syringocele

a cystlike swelling of a bulbourethral gland (Cowper's gland) or one of its ducts, seen in infant boys or occasionally in older males. Those in the duct are caused by obstruction of its orifice. Also called Cowper's cyst.
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Traditionally, Cowper's syringocele has been known as a condition affecting pediatric population; however, it is rarely diagnosed in adults [4].
Ultrasound and cystoscopy confirmed the recurrence of the imperforate Cowper's syringocele.
The genesis of Cowper's syringocele is not well understood.
The true prevalence of Cowper's syringocele is not known; however, 32 adult cases have been reported in the literature as of 2012 [9].
A case report of Cowper's syringocele in an adult treated with transurethral unroofing," Hinyokika Kiyo, vol.
Palmer, "Case report: Cowper's syringocele treated with Holmium:YAG laser," Journal of Endourology, vol.
Cowper's syringocele is an uncommon abnormality of the male urethra that may present at various ages in childhood, and the diagnosis may be delayed due to the rarity of this anomaly.