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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 213-215

Spermatocytic seminoma with rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation: A case report with a review of the literature


Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400 012, India

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Sangeeta Desai
Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400 012
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.57131

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Spermatocytic seminoma is an uncommon testicular germ cell tumor associated with a favorable outcome. Sarcomatous transformation in a spermatocytic seminoma is extremely rare with only 13 cases being reported in English literature. The presence of a sarcomatous component is associated with an aggressive behavior, metastasis, and poor prognosis. We present a case of a spermatocytic seminoma with rhabdomyosarcomatous transformation in a long-standing testicular swelling in a 55-year-old male.


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