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Testicular Embryonal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Haemoptysis and Skin Nodules

V.K. Yadav, P. Pokharna, Neeraj Sharma, Anuj Tiwari, S. Devgaraha, R.M. Mathur

Keywords : Metastasis, Haemoptysis, Skin nodules, FNAC

Citation Information : Yadav V, Pokharna P, Sharma N, Tiwari A, Devgaraha S, Mathur R. Testicular Embryonal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as Haemoptysis and Skin Nodules. Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci 2014; 56 (2):125-127.

DOI: 10.5005/ijcdas-56-2-125

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 28-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; The Author(s).


Embryonal cell carcinoma affects young males in the prime of their life with majority of tumours already having metastasised at the time of diagnosis. Subcutaneous metastasis from embryonal carcinoma is rare and is associated with widespread disease and poor prognosis. We report a case of 22-year-old male who presented with haemoptysis and skin nodules. Fine needle aspiration cytology of skin nodules and the lung lesion led to the diognosis of testicular embryonal cell carcinoma.

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