Testis and epididymis
Rete testis
Dysgenesis

Author: Rafael Jimenez, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 June 2017, last major update March 2012

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PubMed Search: Dysgenesis rete testis [title]
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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Underdeveloped rete testis lined by columnar or large cuboidal cells in postpubertal patients with cryptorchidism
  • Some patients have viable spermatozoa even though there is an obstruction to sperm conducting mechanism
  • References: Arch Pathol Lab Med 1997;121:1259