Metastases to testis

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

Metastases to testis are a rare cause of a testicular mass and may be bilateral in up to 15% of patients. 

Epidemiology

Metastases to the testes are apparent in ~0.04% of autopsy studies in patients with known malignancy. The average age is 57 years, much older than the primary age for primary testicular cancer 2

Pathology

Aetiology

In adults sources are:

In children, sources include:

See also

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rID: 9061
System: Urogenital
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Testicular metastases
  • Metastasis to testicle
  • Metastasis to testis
  • Testicle metastases
  • Testicle metastasis
  • Testicular metastasis

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