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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 54  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 588-590

Primary lymphoma of the spermatic cord: A case report and review of the literature


1 Department of Pathology, "G. Gennimatas", "Konstantopoulio" General Hospital, Nea Ionia, Athens, Greece
2 Department of Urology, "Konstantopoulio" General Hospital, Nea Ionia, Athens, Greece

Correspondence Address:
Evanthia Diakatou
Department of Pathology, "G. Gennimatas" Athens General Hospital, 154 Mesogeion Av. 11527 Athens
Greece
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.85103

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Primary lymphomas of the spermatic cord are extremely rare. To date, only 15 cases have been reported in the international literature. Herein, we report a new case of a primary lymphoma of the spermatic cord. A 73-year-old patient presented at the Urology Department, complaining of bilateral painful masses at the inguino-scrotal region. A computed tomography scan revealed spermatic cord tumor. A right inguinal orchidectomy was performed in order to establish a definitive diagnosis. Macroscopically, the tumor was restricted to the spermatic cord area, leaving unaffected the testis and the epididymis. The histopathological and immune-histological evaluation has indicated a diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Postoperatively, the patient was investigated thoroughly but no further signs of the disease were found.


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