Radiologic Findings of Mesothelioma at the Tunica Vaginalis

Soonchunhyang University, Onyang, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea
Urology (Impact Factor: 2.19). 05/2012; 80(1):e3-5. DOI: 10.1016/j.urology.2012.02.050
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Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis is a rare, but often fatal, malignancy that usually appears during the fourth decade and has a strong relationship with occupational exposure to asbestos and long-lasting hydrocele. We present a case involving a 36-year-old man without a history of hydrocele, trauma, or exposure to asbestos who developed malignant mesothelioma.

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