Extragastrointestinal stromal tumor presenting as a scrotal mass: An unusual case

Seok Ho Kang, Myung Joon Kim, Min Gu Park, Hong Seok Park, Du Geon Moon, Deuk Jae Sung, Hyun Chul Kim, Yang Seok Chae, Jun Cheon, Je Jong Kim

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    We describe an unusual case of extragastrointestinal stromal tumor (EGIST) presenting as a scrotal mass. A 71-year-old man presented with a gradually enlarging scrotal mass with a 20-year duration. Physical examination revealed a huge (as large as volleyball), round, nontender mass occupying the whole scrotum, which was resected completely. Clinical and radiological findings did not comply with any other primary site disease. Under histological examination, the tumor showed a spindle cell pattern with low cellularity, absence of necrotic and mitotic features. Immunohistochemical anlaysis revealed the tumor reactive for CD117 and CD34, while negative for smooth muscle actin, desmin and S-100 protein. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of an EGIST involving the scrotum.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)275-279
    Number of pages5
    JournalAsian Journal of Andrology
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2007 Mar


    • Extragastrointestinal stromal tumor
    • Immunohistochemistry
    • Scrotum

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Urology


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