23290              TERATOMA OF TESTIS


The patient was a mentally deficient man aged 28 who presented with bilateral testicular swellings.  One was a pure seminoma and the other (this specimen) was a teratoma.


The testis is greatly enlarged and measures 13 x 8 x 8 cms.  The cut surface shows the typical appearance of cellular masses, necrosis, fibrous septa and some cyst formation.  Section shows epithelium of different types forming intracystic masses and tubules.  The stroma is delicate and myxomatous.

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