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Published in: Current Urology Reports 9/2023

Open Access 27-06-2023 | Ultrasound

Imaging Techniques to Differentiate Benign Testicular Masses from Germ Cell Tumors

Authors: Ava Saidian, Aditya Bagrodia

Published in: Current Urology Reports | Issue 9/2023

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Abstract

Purpose of Review

To discuss role of different diagnostic imaging modalities in differentiation of benign testicular masses from seminomatous germ cell tumors (SGCTs) and non-seminomatous GCTs (NSGCTs).

Recent Findings

New modalities of ultrasonography, including contrast enhancement and shear wave elastography, may help differentiate between benign and malignant intratesticular lesions.

Summary

Ultrasonography remains the recommended imaging modality for initial evaluation of testicular masses. However, MRI can be used to better define equivocal testicular lesions on US.
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Metadata
Title
Imaging Techniques to Differentiate Benign Testicular Masses from Germ Cell Tumors
Authors
Ava Saidian
Aditya Bagrodia
Publication date
27-06-2023
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Current Urology Reports / Issue 9/2023
Print ISSN: 1527-2737
Electronic ISSN: 1534-6285
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11934-023-01172-7

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