Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : March | Volume : 10 | Issue : 3 | Page : ED07 - ED08

Primary Paratesticular Lymphoma with Testicular Sparing: Account of an Unusual Scrotal Mass ED07-ED08

Vidya Monappa, Ranjini Kudva, Satadru Ray

Dr. Vidya Monappa,
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Basic Science Block, Kasturba Medical College,
Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka-576104, India.

Tumours of the testicular adnexa include a heterogeous group of mesothelial, mesenchymal and germ cell tumours. Adenomatoid tumour, pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic proliferations and rhabdomyosarcoma are the more frequently encountered neoplasms. Lymphoma/leukemic infiltration secondary to testicular involvement or primary tumour elsewhere is not unusual. However, Primary Para-Testicular Lymphoma (PPTL) involving spermatic cord and/or epididymis with sparing of the testicular parenchyma is extremely rare. Accurate staging and typing is crucial for effective management. We present a rare case of Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) involving the left paratesticular tissue with testicular sparing in a young immunocompetant male patient.