Spermatocytic tumor


Spermatocytic tumor, formerly known as spermatocytic seminoma, is a rare germ cell tumor distinct from classical seminoma both clinically and pathologically. Pathologically, it is characterized by three distinct cell types, lack of cytoplasmic glycogen, and scant to absent lymphocytic infiltrates.

Clinical features


  • Most cases are in older Caucasian men, in the sixth decade.

  • Occurs exclusively in the testis

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