High-resolution ultrasonography in the diagnosis of scrotal pathology: II. Tumors

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Abstract

Ultrasonography is a readily accessible imaging modality. It is relatively inexpensive, is noninvasive, and requires no ionizing radiation or previous preparation. For these reasons, ultrasound is the examination of choice in the study of the scrotum and its contents. We present a review of the pathology of the scrotum and its contents. For that, we cite multiple sources of the current medical literature and illustrate them with cases performed at the University of California Davis Medical Center During the last 2.5 years. This article deals with testicular and extratesticular tumors. Within testicular tumors, we describe primary tumors, such as those of germ cell and stromal origin, and secondary tumors of the lymphoproliferative and nonlymphoproliferative (metastatic) types. The most common extratesticular tumors are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-386
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Clinical Ultrasound
Volume21
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Epididymis
  • Lymphoma
  • Neoplasms
  • Scrotum
  • Seminoma
  • Testis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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