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West Indian Med J. 1990 Mar;39(1):35-8.

Testicular and paratesticular tumours at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

C T Escoffery, P A Sinclair


  1. Department of Pathology, U.W.I., Kingston, Jamaica.

PMID: 2333696


A review of tumours of the testis and paratesticular region diagnosed at the University Hospital of the West Indies over a 30-year period revealed 14 of the former and 22 of the latter. The testicular tumours were all malignant, with 50 per cent of them being germ-cell neoplasms. Seventeen of the 22 paratesticular tumours, (77.3%) were benign. The histological types, racial incidence and possible aetiological factors are discussed and compared with the findings of other series.

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