Vol. 45 (6): 1260-1265, November – December, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0720


Roberto Mateussi Justo 1, Elizeu Bernabe Neto 1, Millian Carlos Ronchini 1, Eclair Lucas Filho 1, Gilberto Saber 1, Luis Cesar Zaccaro da Silva 1
1 Departamento de Urologia da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brasil


Testicle tumors are a rare entity among men population, accounting for only 1-1.5% of all cancers among men. The stromal tumors of the sexual cord correspond just 4% of all testicular cancers. Only 10% of them are malignant. The major representative of the sex cord-stromal tumors is the Leydig cell tumor, corresponding to 75 to 80% of the total. It has bimodal age incidence, involving children and adults between 30 and 60 years. We report the caso of a 91-year-old man with malignant Leydig cell tumor, presenting increase of the volume of scrotum, local pain and hyperemia. The are few cases in the literature, only 1 with pacient above 85 years old.

Keywords: Leydig Cell Tumor; Testis; Neoplasms

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