Postradical orchiectomy hemorrhage: should an alteration in staging strategy for testicular cancer be considered?

@article{Bochner1995PostradicalOH,
  title={Postradical orchiectomy hemorrhage: should an alteration in staging strategy for testicular cancer be considered?},
  author={Bernhard H Bochner and Seth P. Lerner and Masaharu Kawachi and Richard D. Williams and Peter T. Scardino and Donald G. Skinner},
  journal={Urology},
  year={1995},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={408-11}
}
We report 3 cases of postradical orchiectomy hemorrhage from separate institutions. The retroperitoneal and pelvic hematoma formed as a complication of orchiectomy can be misinterpreted to represent metastatic disease on postoperative staging computed tomography scans. As a result of inaccurate information obtained from these evaluations, significant alterations in patient management will result. Prevention and early recognition of this complication are crucial if unnecessary treatment is to be… CONTINUE READING