Metastatic tumor of the spermatic cord from a primary silent colorectal adenocarcinoma.

@article{Melone1997MetastaticTO,
  title={Metastatic tumor of the spermatic cord from a primary silent colorectal adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Franco Melone and M. Olmastroni and D Petacchi and Stefania Bianchi and Luca Messerini and Umberto Farina},
  journal={Minerva urologica e nefrologica = The Italian journal of urology and nephrology},
  year={1997},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={57-61}
}
Tumors of the spermatic cord are indeed rare and 91% are of mesenchymal origin. Nearly all epithelial tumors are metastases with the primary tumor located in the gastrointestinal tract, prostate, kidney. In 9.5% of cases, initial symptoms are localized to the metastatic site prior to the discovery of the primary tumor. When a diagnosis of epithelial malignant tumor of the spermatic cord is made an investigation for the primary site must be performed. We report a case of metastatic tumor of the… CONTINUE READING