Anat Embryol (Berl) 2005 Apr 25;209(4):287-302. Epub 2005 Jan 25.
Abteilung für Anatomie und Embryologie, Institut für Anatomie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universitätsstrasse 150, 44780 Bochum, Germany.
Hydatids, as appendices of testis or epididymis, were discovered by Morgagni in 1703 and 1705 and published by him in 1761. Hydatids are considered to be remnants of the cranial part of the Mullerian duct (MD), Wolffian duct (WD), or mesonephric tubules. They are localized as sessile or pedunculated appendices at the cranial pole of testis and at the head of epididymis, or at analogous organs in women. Read More