Testicular cancer physical examination

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Common physical examination findings of testicular cancer include weight loss, swelling of the testicle , and a painless mass in the testicle.

Physical Examination

Common physical examination of testicular cancer include swelling of the testicle, painless mass in the testicle. [1][2]

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  • Skin examination of patients with testicular cancer is usually normal.

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References

  1. Boujelbene, Noureddine; Cosinschi, Adrien; Boujelbene, Nadia; Khanfir, Kaouthar; Bhagwati, Shushila; Herrmann, Eveleyn; Mirimanoff, Rene-Olivier; Ozsahin, Mahmut; Zouhair, Abderrahim (2011). "Pure seminoma: A review and update". Radiation Oncology. 6 (1). doi:10.1186/1748-717X-6-90. ISSN 1748-717X.
  2. Bosl GJ, Motzer RJ (July 1997). "Testicular germ-cell cancer". N. Engl. J. Med. 337 (4): 242–53. doi:10.1056/NEJM199707243370406. PMID 9227931.

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