Pure testicular teratoma presenting as a metastatic germ cell tumor

Kudva, Ranjini and Kudva, Annappa (2014) Pure testicular teratoma presenting as a metastatic germ cell tumor. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 4 (3). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2250-3153

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Abstract

Mature teratoma comprises 5-10 % of all testicular neoplasms. Pure testicular teratoma is rare in adulthood with an incidence of 5 %. Regardless of differentiation postpubertal testicular teratoma have aggressive behavior and microscopic appearance of metastasis may differ from that of the primary. We present a case of pure teratoma of testis in an adult presenting as a metastatic germ cell tumor.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pure teratoma; testis.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pathology
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Surgery
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2015 05:11
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 05:11
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142282

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