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Granulomatous orchitis - a case report

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Author(s): Gadgil Nitin | Ranadive Nilima | Sachdeva Monika

Journal: Indian Journal of Urology
ISSN 0970-1591

Volume: 18;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 92;
Date: 2001;
Original page

Keywords: Granuloma; Testis.

ABSTRACT
Clinically seminoma and granulomatous orchitis are difficult to separate. The present case highlights this aspect. 50-year-old male presented with mass & pain in right testis since 6 to 8 months. Right testis was enlarged, hard & tender: Laboratory investigations were within normal limits. Orchiectomy specimen revealed homogenous appearance with yellow grey colour Sections studied showed multiple non-caseating granulomas mainly within seminiferous tubules. Differential diagnosis of non-caseating granulomas mainly includes sarcoidosis & granulomatous orchitis. Restriction of granulomas to seminiferous tubules as in our case is a characteristic feature of granulomatous orchitis.
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