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DES-associated epididymal cyst

Monday 8 March 2010

Epididymal cysts and/or hypoplastic testes have been found in 31.5 per cent of 308 men exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero, compared to 7.8 per cent of 307 placebo-exposed controls.


- Association of diethylstilbestrol exposure in utero with cryptorchidism, testicular hypoplasia and semen abnormalities. Gill WB, Schumacher GF, Bibbo M, Straus FH 2nd, Schoenberg HW. J Urol. 1979 Jul;122(1):36-9. PMID: 37351