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Scrotal carcinoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21791720     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: We report a rare clinical case of scrotum carcinoma and evaluate its treatment and prognosis.
METHODS: We describe the case of a 62 year old man who presented an ulcerated-bleeding lesion on the right side of the scrotum. The diagnostic tests found carcinoma of the scrotum. We performed surgical radical treatment preserving the left scrotum.
RESULTS: Histological examination showed lesions of well differentiated squamous cell tumor.
CONCLUSIONS: After literature review we conclude that scrotal carcinoma is currently a rare tumor, and even more in cases with industrial exposure to carcinogens. Its incidence has declined greatly and advanced cases requiring radical surgery are rare.
Authors:
Javier Casasola Chamorro; Sonia Gutiérrez García; Víctor de Blas Gómez
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos españoles de urología     Volume:  64     ISSN:  1576-8260     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Esp. Urol.     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-27     Completed Date:  2011-11-23     Revised Date:  2012-08-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0064757     Medline TA:  Arch Esp Urol     Country:  Spain    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng; spa     Pagination:  541-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Urología, Hospital de Leon, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Carcinoma, Squamous Cell / pathology,  surgery*
Genital Neoplasms, Male / pathology,  surgery*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Scrotum / pathology*
Ulcer / etiology,  pathology

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