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Carcinoma of the sigmoid colon presenting as a scrotal swelling.
  1. N. P. Bryan,
  2. A. Jackson,
  3. A. T. Raftery
  1. Department of Surgery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK.


    A case of adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon, presenting as a testicular mass, is described. At sigmoid colectomy widespread metastases were found and only palliative care could be offered thereafter. The incidence and age of such a presentation and manner of spread of the occult primary are discussed.

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