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South African Journal of Surgery

On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.50 n.3 Cape Town Aug. 2012




Bilateral synchronous testicular germ cell tumours in a patient with bilateral cryptorchidism



P KumarI; R KumarI; S K TiwaryI; A K KhannaII

IMS; Department of General Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
IIMS, FACS; Department of General Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India




Bilateral testicular tumours are rare, and 80% of bilateral tumours are metachronous. The incidence of testicular tumours is high in cryptorchidism. Synchronous bilateral testicular tumours are rare, and bilateral synchronous testicular tumours in bilateral cryptorchidism extremely rare, probably not reported previously.


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