Embryological remnant of the Müllerian duct. Usually found as an appendage to the testis/epididymis, but may also be seen in females.


It can be difficult to distinguish between a torsion of a pedunculated cyst of Morgagni and a testicular torsion clinically. The former is of little long-term importance whereas the latter should be dealt with very quickly and is important.

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Burhan Ahmed, MD, "Cyst of Morgagni," in Medicalopedia, September 6, 2012, [Permalink: https://www.medicalopedia.org/3102/cyst-of-morgagni/].