College of American Pathologists

2013 — January Case of the Month

Posted January 28, 2013


CAP Foundation Online Case of the Month

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A 45-year-old man noticed enlargement of his right testicle; a subsequent ultrasound confirmed the presence of a testicular mass. He had no other symptoms. A right radical orchiectomy was performed. Preoperative blood tests for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) were normal.

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  • Embryonal Carcinoma
  • Mixed Germ Cell Tumor
  • Seminoma
  • Sertoli cell tumor
  • Spermatocytic seminoma
  • Testicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell type
  • Yolk sac tumor

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