Preputial Gland, Duct - Dilation
comment:Figure 1 and Figure 2 show several cystic structures; most are lined by flattened epithelium and are dilated ducts. Ductular dilation may be characterized by accumulation of brightly eosinophilic material consistent with keratin and keratin debris ( Figure 3 and Figure 4 ). The lining epithelium of dilated ducts is often atrophic. Ductular dilatation increases with age.
recommendation:Cyst and ductular dilatation should be recorded and graded. If both glands are involved, the diagnosis should be qualified as bilateral and the severity grade based on the more severely affected gland. Potential treatment-related effects should be documented in the pathology narrative.
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