Primary Neuroendocrine Tumor of the Testis Masquerading as Germ Cell Tumor – A Case Report


  •   Sulagna Manna

  •   Suma Mysore Narayana

  •   C. S. Premalata


Primary pure neuroendocrine tumors of the testis are rare with a high malignant potential requiring long-term follow-up. Only limited number of studies are available in the literature.

In the present study, we describe a case report of a 31 year old young man who presented with a left testicular swelling, initially misdiagnosed as seminoma. Later, after correlating with the morphology and immunohistochemistry the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumor of testis was concluded.

Neuroendocrine tumors cases should be kept in long term follow up, to prevent relapse and recurrence.

Keywords: Neuroendocrine tumors, Chromogranin, Synaptophysin, Seminoma, Immunohistochemistry


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Manna, S., Narayana, S. M., & Premalata, C. S. (2020). Primary Neuroendocrine Tumor of the Testis Masquerading as Germ Cell Tumor – A Case Report. European Journal of Medical and Health Sciences, 2(6).