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Vol. 75, No. 1, 2005
Issue release date: July 2005
Urol Int 2005;75:91–93
(DOI:10.1159/000085936)

Adult Granulosa Cell Tumour of the Testis and Bony Metastasis

Suppiah A. · Musa M.M. · Morgan D.R. · North A.D.
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Abstract

Granulosa cell tumour is among the rarest forms of testicular cancer. Only 21 cases have been reported to date and only 4 have metastasised. All documented metastases are intra-abdominal. We present the first case of granulosa cell tumour of the testis metastasising to bone (tibia), presenting 6 years after orchidectomy. This highlights the need to maintain a high index of suspicion for extra-abdominal metastases during long-term follow-up in patients with previous testicular granulosa cell tumour.



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