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Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19321410     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Malignant mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis testis is a rare but often fatal malignancy. Here, we report one patient with locally advanced disease who has a history of asbestos exposure. We review the literature concerning current management strategies of the disease. Radical surgery plus adjuvant radiotherapy seems to provide the best results.
Authors:
Jing-Liang Chen; Yung-Hsiang Hsu
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Kaohsiung journal of medical sciences     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1607-551X     ISO Abbreviation:  Kaohsiung J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-26     Completed Date:  2009-07-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100960562     Medline TA:  Kaohsiung J Med Sci     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  77-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urology, Buddhist Tzu Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan. bright4.chen@msa.hinet.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Humans
Male
Mesothelioma / mortality,  pathology*,  surgery
Testicular Neoplasms / mortality,  pathology*,  surgery

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