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papillary cystadenofibroma of the epididymis

Monday 1 October 2012

Synopsis

- hemorrhagic fluid-filled cyst
- Microscopically, stromal-filled papillae were lined by low cuboidal to columnar epithelium.
- Epithelial cells are reactive for cytokeratin 7, cytokeratins AE1/3, and focally in the apical cytoplasm for CD10.
- Focal CD10 reactivity is also noted in the stroma.
- The lesion is negative for alpha-fetoprotein.

Differential diagnosis

- metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Open Reference

- Papillary cystadenofibroma of epididymis: a case report. Iczkowski KA, Pantazis CG. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2011 Aug 15;4(6):629-31. PMID: 21904638 [Free]