Seminoma and sarcoid: A confusing collision.

  title={Seminoma and sarcoid: A confusing collision.},
  author={Claire Brady and Richard Martin Bambury and Minyuen Teo and Alamani El-Gammal and Julie McCarthy and Martin O'Driscoll and Marcus P. Kennedy and Terry O'Connor and S{\'e}amus O'Reilly and Derek Power},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={30 5_suppl},
339 Background: In patients with active or prior malignancy, the presence of mediastinal lymphadenopathy is often assumed to indicate metastases. However, sarcoidosis can imitate malignancy on CT and PET imaging. The incidence of sarcoidosis or "sarcoid-like reaction" in cancer patients (especially testicular germ cell tumor patients) appears to be higher than in the general population. METHODS We report a series of 4 testicular cancer patients with mediastinal adenopathy mimicking metastatic… CONTINUE READING