Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Presenting with Scrotal Metas
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Metastases are an uncommon cause for extra-testicular masses and a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the small intestine appears to be an extremely rare primary neoplasm in such cases.While gastrointestinal stromal tumors frequently metastasize, the scrotum is an extremely rare site of involvement. This case is of a 48-year-old male who, having undergone debulking surgery for metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the small intestine 2 years ago, presented with bilateral scrotal swelling. Ultrasound showed hypoechoic mass lesions surrounding the testis and epididymis bilaterally with extension into the spermatic cord and biopsy established a diagnosis of metastatic GIST of the scrotum.Through this case, we attempt to describe the processus vaginalis as an unusual route of spread, of malignancies in the peritoneal cavity, to the scrotum......

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4425799/
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