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Metastatic teratoma from a regressed impalpable testicular primary.
  1. P. D. Abel,
  2. G. Williams
  1. Department of Surgery, Hammersmith Hospital and Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, UK.


    A young man presented with a perineal tumour which despite intensive investigation, remained of unknown origin and required radical excision. It was subsequently shown to be a metastasis from a primary regressed testicular teratoma. It is important to exclude a testicular origin in these patients wherever possible because such tumours are often chemosensitive.

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