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Granular Cell Tumor of the Testicular Tunica Albuginea A Case Report

Granular Cell Tumor of the Testicular Tunica Albuginea A Case Report CASE REPORT Granular Cell Tumor of the Testicular Tunica Albuginea: A Case Report Juan Guo, MD, PhD, Joel L. Friedman, DO, and Yanling Ma, MD albuginea of the testis, which, to our knowledge, has not Abstract: Granular cell tumor (GCT) is exceedingly rare in the been reported before. genitourinary tract. We report a case of GCT arising in the tunica albuginea of the testis. A 42-year-old male presented with a painless left testicular mass. Scrotal ultrasound studies showed CLINICAL HISTORY an intratesticular mass that was suspicious for a testicular ma- A 42-year-old male with no significant past medical lignancy; a left orchiectomy was subsequently performed. history presented with a painless left testicular mass. The Grossly, there was a well-circumscribed tumor mass in the pe- mass was found incidentally 1 year ago with minimal riphery of the testis abutting the tunica albuginea. Microscopi- enlargement over the year. The patient denied any trauma cally, the tumor was poorly delimited and located in the tunica to the testicular region. albuginea with minimal infiltration to the underlying testicular On physical examination, there was a 0.5 cm firm parenchyma. The lesion consisted of clusters and sheets of large nodule in the lower pole of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Morphology Wolters Kluwer Health

Granular Cell Tumor of the Testicular Tunica Albuginea A Case Report

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Copyright © 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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1541-2016
DOI
10.1097/PAI.0b013e318280f4d9
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23455175
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Abstract

CASE REPORT Granular Cell Tumor of the Testicular Tunica Albuginea: A Case Report Juan Guo, MD, PhD, Joel L. Friedman, DO, and Yanling Ma, MD albuginea of the testis, which, to our knowledge, has not Abstract: Granular cell tumor (GCT) is exceedingly rare in the been reported before. genitourinary tract. We report a case of GCT arising in the tunica albuginea of the testis. A 42-year-old male presented with a painless left testicular mass. Scrotal ultrasound studies showed CLINICAL HISTORY an intratesticular mass that was suspicious for a testicular ma- A 42-year-old male with no significant past medical lignancy; a left orchiectomy was subsequently performed. history presented with a painless left testicular mass. The Grossly, there was a well-circumscribed tumor mass in the pe- mass was found incidentally 1 year ago with minimal riphery of the testis abutting the tunica albuginea. Microscopi- enlargement over the year. The patient denied any trauma cally, the tumor was poorly delimited and located in the tunica to the testicular region. albuginea with minimal infiltration to the underlying testicular On physical examination, there was a 0.5 cm firm parenchyma. The lesion consisted of clusters and sheets of large nodule in the lower pole of

Journal

Applied Immunohistochemistry & Molecular MorphologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: May 1, 2014

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