Metastatic seminoma with cervical lymphadenopathy as the initial manifestation

April 30, 2004
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Abstract. Advanced testicular germ cell tumors commonly involve cervical lymph nodes. In most circumstances, the diagnosis of germ cell tumor is established before the neck disease is noted. In rare cases, these tumors have been found along with cervical lymphadenopathy in patients with a previously undiagnosed primary tumor. In this article, we report the unusual case of a 71-year-old man whose metastatic seminoma initially manifested as an asymptomatic neck mass.

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