International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | General Surgery | India | Volume 13 Issue 7, July 2024 | Rating: 3.9 / 10


A Rare Case of Mixed Germ Cell Tumor of Testies in Young Male Patient

Dr. Chintan Bhimsen | Dr. Roshan Valvi | Dr. Dhavalkumar Chaudhari | Dr. Krupesh Chaudhari | Dr. Sanket Der | Dr. Rushita Thakore


Abstract: Testicular cancer, constituting 1 - 1.5 of male neoplasms, predominantly manifests as germ cell tumors GCT, with seminomas typically occurring in the fourth decade of life and non - seminomatous germ cell tumors NSGCT in the third. This case report describes a 22 - year - old male presenting with a left scrotal swelling of seven months duration. Clinical and radiological evaluations indicated a significant mass in the left testis. Surgical intervention via left inguinal approach was performed, leading to a diagnosis of mixed germ cell tumor comprising embryonal carcinoma, teratoma, and yolk sac tumor components. Post - operative biochemical markers showed a marked reduction, confirming the effective removal of tumor tissue. The patient is currently under surveillance and is recovering well.


Keywords: testicular cancer, germ cell tumor, mixed germ cell tumor, radical orchidectomy, biochemical markers


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 7, July 2024,


Pages: 388 - 390



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