Volume : 10
Issue : 4
Testicular calcified parasitic mass masquerading as neoplasm
Kovuri U, Motrapu L
Pdf Page Numbers :- 251-252
Umadevi Kovuri1,* and Lavanya Motrapu1
1Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Nizamabad, Telangana-503001, India
*Corresponding author: Dr. Umadevi Kovuri, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Nizamabad, Telangana 503001, India. Mobile: 7989330498; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Received 12 July 2022; Revised 14 September 2022; Accepted 23 September 2022; Published 29 September 2022
Citation: Kovuri U, Motrapu L. Testicular calcified parasitic mass masquerading as neoplasm. J Med Sci Res. 2022; 10(4):251-252. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17727/JMSR.2022/10-47
Copyright: © 2022 Kovuri U et al. Published by KIMS Foundation and Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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Endemic filariasis is very common in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It’s occurrence in lymph node and lymphatic vessels is common, but rare in other sites and should always be reported. Testicular mass may be mistaken as malignancy. Here we report a case of 29-years-old male who presented with testicular swelling and diagnosed as pyocele clinically. Biopsy sent as low orchidectomy specimen showed filarial worm on histopathology.
Keywords: testicular filariasis; calcified concretions; orchidectomy