PMID: 39944Mar 1, 1979

Malignant tumour of the testis abdominal cryptorchism revealed by torsion of the spermatic cord and diagnosed by arteriography (author's transl)

Journal de chirurgie
J MouielM Schneider


The authors present a case of torsion of an intra-abdominal choriocarcinoma of the testis, in which the pre-operative diagnosis was made by aortic arteriography. The association of the two remains rare, as a review of literature proved. The orchidopexy if it does not tend to prevent the possibility of malignant change gives an easier follow-up and an earlier diagnosis.

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