Giant Testicular Tumor: A Case Report

Yasuki Nakayama, Daisuke Yamada, Bunzou Suyama, Tadashi Murata

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Abstract

A 42-year-old male visited our clinic complaining of painless swelling of the right scrotal contents which had been growing for the past 4 years. The right scrotal contents has swellen to the size of an infant's head with right inguinal lymph nodes swelling. Serum β-human chorionic gonadotropin (4.4ng/ml) and lactate dehydrogenase (738IU/l) were elevated. Right high orchiectomy and right inguinal lymph node dissection were performed. The removed right testicular tumor was 12 X 7 X 8 cm in size and was 1,250 g in weight. The histopathological findings was seminoma. The findings of lymph nodes was inflammatory change without malignancy. After operation, serum β-human chorionic gonadotropin and lactate dehydrogenase returned to the normal limits. The patient has been free of recurrence 5 months postoperatively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-361
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese Journal of Clinical Urology
Volume55
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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    Nakayama, Y., Yamada, D., Suyama, B., & Murata, T. (2001). Giant Testicular Tumor: A Case Report. Japanese Journal of Clinical Urology, 55(5), 359-361.