paratestis

paratestis

(păr″ă-tĕs′tĭs) [″ + ″]
The anatomical structures immediately adjacent to the testis.
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paratestis, CD10+, 5.2 x 3.1 x ER+, PR+ 3.0 cm Giannarini ER+, PR+, Head of the et al.
Humphrey, "Testis and paratestis," in The Washington Manual ofSurgical Pathology, P.
Here we present the various tumor and tumor-like lesions (TLL) of the paratestis.
The most common benign tumor of the paratestis was lipoma in our study.
Botryoid and spindle cell patterns of RMS were preferentially seen in non-bladder/prostate genitourinary and paratestis primary sites, respectively (Table 3).
The histogenesis of the ovarian-type surface epithelial tumours of the testis and paratestis remains unclear.
Upon reviewing the English literature, we were able to identify 22 cases, not including this present case report.[sup.2]-[sup.16] The first reported case to our knowledge was by Kellert in 1959 who described a mucinous cystadenoma in the paratestis of an 11-year-old boy.[sup.2] It was accompanied by an oviduct-like structure and presumed to have arisen from occult and unidentified ovarian tissue.
Morphological approach to tumours of the testis and paratestis. J Clin Pathol.
Serous adenocarcinoma of the paratestis is distinguished from PCE by the presence of nuclear atypia and invasive growth.
(1) The paratestis is a rare site with only 6 cases of paraganglioma of the spermatic cord documented in the literature.