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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 60-62

Malignant Mesothelioma of Testis: A Report of Three Cases and Review of Literature

Department of Urology, Government Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India

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Nirav Priyadarshi
141, Tejas, Near Arpookara Temple, Near Medical College, Kottayam - 686 008, Kerala
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Malignant mesothelioma of the testis is a rare condition. It usually affects the elderly. The common clinical manifestations include painless testicular mass. The tumor markers are normal. Ultrasonography helps in differentiating it from testicular tumors as these are situated at the periphery of the testis. Inguinal orchidectomy is diagnostic. Staging is usually done with abdominal computed tomography scan and chest X-ray. Role of adjuvant chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and lymph node dissection is controversial.

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