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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 5

Sonographic Spectrum of Tunica Albuginea Cyst

1 Department of Radiology, Hospital San Jose Tec de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
2 Department of Imaging Sciences, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA

Correspondence Address:
Daniel M Alvarez
Hospital San Jose Tec de Monterrey, Ave Morones Prieto No. 3000 Pte. Col. Doctores, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico C.P. 64710, Mexico

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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.73503

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Tunica albuginea (TA) cyst is the most common extratesticular benign mass, which is usually palpable. Ultrasound examination is the imaging modality of choice to characterize palpable testicular lesions. This pictorial essay presents the spectrum of sonographic features of TA cysts in order to assist radiologists in making the correct diagnosis and avoid unnecessary surgeries.

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