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Table 2 Prostatic utricle cysts versus Müllerian duct cysts (source: Reference [2])

From: Should asymptomatic small anteriorly located midline prostatic cyst in young adults be treated surgically or conservatively? A case report and review of the literature

Parameters Utricle cysts Müllerian duct cysts
Patient age 0–20 10–35
origin Embryologic remnant of the Müllerian duct system Failure of regression and focal saccular dilatation of the müllerian duct
Configuration Pear shape Teardrop shape
Extension above base of prostate No Yes
Communication with prostatic urethra No Yes
Spermatozoa present Yes No