Which of the following is true regarding Organ of Rosenmuller? – Gynaecology MCQ

Which of the following is true regarding Organ of Rosenmuller?
A. Forms paraovarian cyst
B. Consist of horizontal tubules in mesovarium
C. Tubules are lined by columnar cells
D. Represents cranial end of the Wolffian body

Correct answer : D. Represents cranial end of the Wolffian body

EpoophoronUterus and broad ligament. Epoophoron visible in the upper right.

  • Organ of Rosenmuller (epoophoron) represents cranial end of the Wolffian body.
  • It consists of vertical tubules in the mesovarium and mesosalpinx.
  • The tubule is lined by cubical cells.
  • Paroophoron sometimes forms paraovarian cyst.

Ref: Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology, 15th edition, p12.
Image credits: Henry Gray. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gray1161.png

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