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Minerva Urologica e Nefrologica 2002 September;54(3):179-82

Copyright © 2002 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Sclerosing Sertoli cell tumor of the testis

Reale D. 1, Pascale M. 1, Vitullo G. 1, Di Virgilio M. 1, Pizzicannella J. 1, Piccolotti G. 2

1 Servizio di Anatomia Patologica 2 Divisione di Urologia USL 3 Lanciano, Vasto (Chieti)


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Sclerosing Sertoli cell tumor of the testis is a rare neoplasm; only 12 cases of patients aged from 18 to 80 years (mean age 34,6) are reported in the Literature. No malignant behavior has been observed in any of the repoted cases. The tumors were all unilateral and hormonally inactive. A case of sclerosing Sertoli cell tumor of the right testis identified in a 36-year-old man and treated by orchdectomy is reported. The patient had no evidence of disease after at 4 years from treatment.

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