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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
Testicular metastasis found in a patient with previous large bowel tumour
  1. Bruce Levy1,
  2. Michael Lavelle2,
  3. John Davies1,
  4. Timothy Rockall1
  1. 1
    MATTU, Daphne Jackson Road, Guildford, GU2 7WG, UK
  2. 2
    Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4EX, UK
  1. Bruce Levy, brucelevy22{at}


Epididymo-testicular metastasis arising from a colonic primary neoplasm is exceptionally rare. We present two cases, one where the ipsilateral intrascrotal metastasis was evidence of recurrence 3 years after colonic surgery, and the other where the contralateral epididymo-testicular metastasis was the initial presentation.

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