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Seminoma of the testis

Seminoma of the testis

Seminoma of the testis

Seminoma of the testis

 

 

  • Malignant  tumor of the germ cell epithelium of seminiferous tubules.
  • It is composed of uniform, round or polygonal cells, with bright cytoplasm and a big located at the centre of the cell nucleus       .
  • Soft connective tissue strands give nested-like structure of the tumor
  • The tumor is characterized by its well defined lymphocytic stromal reaction.
  • Besides the classical type of seminoma, there also exist the anaplastic type (with expressed cell atypia), and in adult males –the spermatocytic seminoma which has a more favorable prognosis.

 

Seminoma of the testis

Seminoma of the testis

 

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