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Rare Tumors. 2011 Oct 21;3(4):e44. doi: 10.4081/rt.2011.e44. Epub 2011 Dec 23.

Testicular papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma: a rare case report and review of the literature.

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Papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma of the ovary is a common tumor but occurrence of ovarian type papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma in the testis is very rare. Herein we report such a case in a 49-year-old man presenting with testicular swelling. In this tumor, mesothelioma of tunica vaginalis should be excluded by immunohistochemistry. The best treatment is radial orchiectomy and it is very resistant to chemoradiation. Our case was well after orchiectomy and now after a year he is doing well and completely symptom free.


testicular papillary serous cystadenocarcinoma.

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