Rete tubular ectasia
is a benign
condition, usually found in older men, involving numerous small tubular cystic
structures within the rete testis
Obstruction may be the common underlying factor.
The condition can be detected with sonography. It is commonly associated with epididymal abnormalities, such as spermatocele
, epididymal cyst
, and epididymitis
. The condition shares a common location with cystic dysplasia
of the testis
and intratesticular cysts
Typically none is required.