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Retroperitoneal Leydig cell tumor recurrence presenting 14 years after orchiectomy
Department of Urology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Feb  2018 (Vol.  25, Issue  1, Pages( 9210 - 9213)
PMID: 29524977


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  • Malignant Leydig cell tumor is a rare entity that has been previously described as rapidly progressive and uniformly fatal. We present the case of a malignant Leydig cell tumor that presented 14 years after orchiectomy with an isolated retroperitoneal metastasis. Our patient underwent a retroperitoneal lymph node dissection and has been free of recurrence or progression at 12 months of follow up. Additionally, we describe the symptomatic hormone dysfunction experienced by our patient as a result of his tumor.