Ewha Med J.  1985 Mar;8(1):85-88. 10.12771/emj.1985.8.1.85.

A Case of Testicular Embryonal Cell Carcinoma

  • 1Department of Urology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea.


Maligant testicular tumors in children are relatively rare and represent 1 percent of all malignant one in them. Since seventy per cent of pediatric testicular tumors are of germinal origin and eighty per cent of these are malignant embryonal cell carcinoma, any solid scrotal mass in a child must be considered malignant until proved otherwise. We observed one case of testicular embryonal cell carcinoma in 2 year-old male patient. The treatment was done by right inguinal radical orchiectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy with actinomycin D and vinblastine. Herein we reported a case of testicular embryonal cell carcinoma with a review of the litartures.

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