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Hematolymphoid tumors; Lymphoid neoplasms; Lymphoid tumors
Malignant tumors of lymphoid origin involving the urinary tract or male genital organs as a primary or secondary disease
Lymphomas and plasmacytomas of the urinary tract and male genital organs are uncommon findings comprising less than 1% of the tumors affecting these organs. In the majority of the cases, they are usually a part of metastatic spread of systemic disease. They represent less than 5% of all primary extranodal lymphomas; few case series and isolated case reports have been described (Schniederjan and Osunkoya 2009). In the testis, lymphoma represents the most common neoplasia in the men older than 50 years, it can also occur in young patients, and its incidence is increased in HIV-positive patients (Buzelin et al. 1994). Concerning plasmacytomas, few cases of pure testicular forms have been reported in literature, all cases affecting old patients (Ferry et al. 1997)....
References and Further Reading
- Al-Abbadi, A. M., Hattab, E., Tarawneh, M., et al. (2007). Primary testicular and paratesticular lymphoma: A retrospective clinicopathologic study of 34 cases with emphasis on differential diagnosis. Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 131, 1040–1046.Google Scholar