Association between testicular microlithiasis and primary malignancy of the testis: our experience and review of the literature

@article{Parenti2007AssociationBT,
  title={Association between testicular microlithiasis and primary malignancy of the testis: our experience and review of the literature},
  author={Gian Carlo Parenti and Stefano Zago and Merja Johanna Lusa and Paolo Campioni and Paolo Mannella},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
  year={2007},
  volume={112},
  pages={588-596}
}
The aims of this study were to evaluate the association of testicular microlithiasis with testicular neoplasm, to assess the accuracy of ultrasonography (US) in comparison with histology in detecting microlithiasis, and to identify the prevalent cytohistological features that accompany testicular cancer. Between 2004 and 2005, 14 patients were referred to us for US examination, 13 of whom underwent surgery for testicular cancer. Their age ranged from 19 to 43 years, except for one patient aged… CONTINUE READING