Inguinal testicular tumour in an undescended testis

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Married. Adopted child. Right groin mass. Initially thought to be a hernia.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Irregular solid-cystic mass in the right inguinal canal with a morphology of a testicle.

Smaller testicle in the left inguinal region.

Bulky right sided iliac lymphadenopathy.

Large tumour replacing most of the right testicle.

Normal left testicle.

The histopathlogical report for the surgical specimen.

Case Discussion

Rarely do bilateral undescended testicles present in middle age.

A strong association is recognised between undescending testicles and a higher incidence of malignancy.

Locoregional nodes, lungs and liver are the typical sites for metastatic disease.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 39193
Case created: 25th Aug 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.