CARCINOMA OF THE TESTIS, 9290
9290 CARCINOMA OF THE TESTIS
The patient was a man aged 50. He noticed swelling of the right testis which slowly increased in size and was accompanied by constant dull ache. The urinary 17-ketosteroids were normal. The testis was excised.
There is enlargement of the body of the testis which measures 6 x 4 x 4 cms. The cut surface shows pale yellow fleshy cellular tissue with some myxomatous change in places and a small central haemorrhage. Histology showed masses of cells morphologically resembling interstitial cells.