Friday, March 26, 2010

TRUS (transrectal ultrasound) of prostate utricle cyst:

Transabdominal ultrasound image of prostate:

Male patient of dysuria, middle aged. Ultrasound image via the abdominal route shows a suspicious lesion in the prostate. This lesion must be reasonably large to be seen on transabdominal imaging of the prostate.

TRUS image of the prostate:

The TRUS image on the left is a coronal-transverse section of the prostate. On sagittal section through the same organ, the cyst is seen well, midline and measuring almost 11 mm. Such cysts can often be troublesome for the patient though in others similar lesions can be asymptomatic.
for more images of the prostate.
Here is an ultrasound video clip of a similar case:
The arrow points to the prostatic utricle cyst, as seen in this oblique coronal section, as the probe pans from the upper part (base) to the lower tip (apex) of the prostate.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous4:53 AM

    My son that is in his 20's & has been diagnosed with a utricle cyst that is 22 centimeters. Do you know of a Doctor that has done the deroofing procedure before. It is so rare we can't find a Doctor that has done this before or knows much about it.