Spontaneous gas in a retroperitoneal mass: check the testis!

Vol. 45 (4): 847-850, July – August, 2019

doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2018.0606


Jérémy Dana 1, Florian Maxwell 1, 2, David. Eiss 3, Laurence Rocher 1, 2, 4
1 Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris Sud, Site Bicêtre, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France; 2 Faculté Paris Sud, Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France; 3 IR4M, CNRS, imagerie par résonance magnétique médicale et multi-modalités, CNRS Université Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex, France; 4 Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology, Hôpital Necker, Paris, France


Testicular germ cell tumor is the most common cancer in 20-to 35-years-old men. There are known risk factors such as undescended testicle(s) and history of testicular cancer. Most lesions are germ cell tumors with two main subtypes: seminomas and non-seminomatous germ cell tumors.

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