A peak into metastatic Leydig cell tumor: a rare case report

Authors

  • Hitesha Bhandari Department of Pathology, Kolhapur Cancer Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Ashwini M. Patil Department of Pathology, Kolhapur Cancer Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Prathamesh M. Pawar Department of Pathology, Kolhapur Cancer Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Kiran G. Bagul Department of Surgical Oncology, Kolhapur Cancer Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Suraj B. Pawar Department of Surgical Oncology, Kolhapur Cancer Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Rishikesh D. Nilapwar Department of Surgical Oncology, Kolhapur Cancer Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
  • Aditya S. Pawar Department of Radiation Oncology, Pravara Rural Hospital, Loni, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20241579

Keywords:

Leydig cell tumor, Testis, Neoplasms

Abstract

Testicle tumors are a rare entity among men population, comprising 1-1.5% of all cancers. The Sex cord Stromal tumors contribute just 4% of all testicular cancers, only 10% of them are malignant. Most common sex cord-stromal tumors are the Leydig cell tumor, comprising of 75 to 80% of the total. Incidence is bimodal involving children and adults between 30 and 60 years. The commonest metastatic sites are regional lymph nodes, lung, liver, and bones. Here, we report a case of late metastatic relapsed Leydig cell tumor in a 38-year-old male. Patients with metastatic Leydig cell tumors have poor prognosis and standard treatment recommendations are unclear.

 

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Published

2024-05-31

How to Cite

Bhandari, H., Patil, A. M., Pawar, P. M., Bagul, K. G., Pawar, S. B., Nilapwar, R. D., & Pawar, A. S. (2024). A peak into metastatic Leydig cell tumor: a rare case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 12(6), 2150–2153. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20241579

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