Testicular hemangioma mimicking a malignant neoplasm


A 34-year-old man who presented with right scrotal pain, and who on subsequent ultrasound examination, was found to have an intratesticular hypoechoic mass. Based on the ultrasound appearance of this mass, a malignant germ cell tumor was thought to be the most likely diagnosis. Preoperative serum tumor markers, including lactate dehydrogenase, alpha-1-fetoprotein, and beta-human chorionic gonadotropin, were negative. Computed tomography imaging of the chest, the abdomen, and the pelvis revealed no evidence of metastasis. The patient underwent right orchiectomy, and final pathology demonstrated a benign hemangioma.

DOI: 10.1016/j.radcr.2015.12.005

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@inproceedings{Abda2016TesticularHM, title={Testicular hemangioma mimicking a malignant neoplasm}, author={Rafik Ben Abda and Daniel Bess and Neris Nieves-Robbins}, booktitle={Radiology case reports}, year={2016} }