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USIDMS Scrotum/Prostate Review

The scrotum contains what? Testicles, epididymis, vas deferens, spermatic cord
What are the two testicular layers? Tunica Albuginea and Tunica Vaginalis
Where are the sperm produced? In the Seminiferous Tubules
The rete teste is a collection of tubules that transports sperm from ___________ to __________. seminiferous tubules to efferent ducts
The epididymis provides storage for what? immature sperm
What is the tube that connects the epididymis to seminal vesicle? Vas Deferens
What happenes in the seminal vesicle? Mature sperm combine with seminal fluid
The spermatic cord contains what? Vas deferens, arteries, veins, lymphatics, nerves
Multiple, small calcifications within the seminiferous tubules are called what? Microlithiasis
What is a retention cyst of sperm in the epididymis called? Spermatocele
Most common cause of scrotal swelling is what? Hydrocele
Enlargement of veins in the pampiniform plexus is called what? Varicocele
Men with what, may be referred for a prostate biopsy? elevated PSA levels or palpable nodules found on a rectal digital examination
Transrectal prostate biopsies are considered _______ procedures, not ________ procedures. Clean, Sterile
The number of passes obtained during a prostate biopsy will vary among departments, with ___ to ___ total passes being a common number. 8 to 10
The prostate normally measures ___ cm wide, ___ cm AP, and ___ cm long. 4, 3, 3.8
The _________ zone is the largest, making up approximately 70% of the glandular prostate. peripheral
The prostate gland and seminal vesicles secrete ____________ that contribute to sperm viability. alkaline fluids
The prostate lies _______ to the urinary bladder. inferior
Each seminal vesicle measures aprroximately _______ in length and less than ____ in diameter. 5cm, 1cm
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