CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol 2011; 32(01): 46-48
DOI: 10.4103/0971-5851.81891

Transilluminating testicular mass

Santosh Kumar Mahalik
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India
Alpana Prasad
Center for Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
Suneeta Bhalla
Department of Pathology, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
Rajeev Kulshrestha
Center for Child Health, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India
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Testicular tumor in prepubertal age group is uncommon. Most of the testicular tumors are benign in this age group and present as painless, hard testicular mass. We present a case where a 7 year male child presented to us with painless scrotal swelling, which was cystic and transilluminating, clinically mimicking as hydrocele. On ultrasonography, the mass was solid. Orchidectomy was performed and histopathology revealed mature cystic teratoma.


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