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Case report
Intrascrotal lipoblastoma in adulthood

Abstract

This case report describes the case of a 37-year-old man that noticed an intrascrotal right mass with 1 month of evolution. During physical exam presented with a large mass at the inferior portion of the right testicle, clearly separated from the testicle, with a tender consistency and mobile. An ultrasound was performed that showed a solid and subcutaneous nodular lesion, extra testicular, heterogeneous, measuring 7.2 cm. Pelvic magnetic resonance imageMRI showed a lesion compatible with a lipoma. The patient was subjected to surgical excision of the lesion by scrotal access, having histology revealed a lipoblastoma (LB) of the scrotum. Histological diagnosis was obtained by microscopic characteristics (well-circumscribed fatty neoplasm) and immunohistochemistry (stains for CD34, S100 protein and PLAG1 were positive; stains for MDM2 and CDK4 were negative). LB is extremely rare after adolescence in any location, being this first described case of intrascrotal LB described in adulthood.

  • urological cancer
  • pathology
  • paediatric oncology
  • cancer intervention
  • urological surgery
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