Dr. Rashmi Anil Kale, Dr. Jayshri Karpe
Abstract: A testicular tumour more commonly referred as teratoma of testicular cancer, teratoma arises from totipotent cells in the rete testis and often contains a variety of cell types. This is the most common form of testicular tumour in the adults and the highest incidence is between 25 & 35 yrs. of age, they almost never occur in infancy. Testicular tumours, accounts for 1% of all malignant tumours; 99% of testicular tumours are malignant. Its predisposing factors are undescended testis, Klinefelter?s syndrome, testicular atrophy and also associated with Cryptorchidism. In the reported case, there was no history of previous illness but shows huge swelling at right side testes and right inguinal lymph nodes were enlarged,no resolution of swelling or no improvement of the clinical picture of the patient was observed after trial of conservative management. An operative intervention was decided and operated specimen was sent for HPE.
Keywords: Testis, Teratoma, Orchidectomy, Arbud