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C.T. Scan of abdomen showing enlarged lymph nodes (arrowed) at back of the abdomen, due to spread of testis cancer.
C.T. Scan of abdomen showing enlarged lymph nodes (arrowed) at back of the abdomen, due to spread of testis cancer.

 

The majority of testicular tumours arise from a type of cell in the testicle called a germ cell.  There are two main groups of testicular tumours: seminomas and nonseminomatous germ cell tumours (NGCST). Rare tumours of the testis include sex cord stromal tumours, lymphoma and metastases.

 

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