Epidermoid cysts of the testis are rare, benign testicular tumors. Only 188 cases have been reported in the world literature until July 1986. There is controversy in the literature regarding whether local excision or enucleation of the cyst and sparing the testicle or orchiectomy is the preferred treatment approach of these lesions. A case with epidermoid cyst of testis, diagnosed correctly by ultrasound and frozen section and treated successfully by an excisional operation, is presented.

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