Testis and epididymis
Other tumors not specific to testis

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Minor changes: 28 March 2019

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PubMed search: Hemangioma testis [title]

Jennifer Gordetsky, M.D.
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Cite this page: Gordetsky J. Hemangioma - testis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/testishemangioma.html. Accessed July 2nd, 2020.
Definition / general
  • A rare, benign vascular neoplasm, ages 2 months to 77 years
Clinical features
  • Testicular mass or pain
  • No known predisposing factors
Radiology description
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Ultrasonographic findings

Case reports
  • Typically orchiectomy is performed due to inability to rule out a malignant neoplasm
  • Testicular sparing surgery is preferred if feasible (BJU Int 2009;103:488)
Gross description
  • Well circumscribed, reddish brown, hemorrhagic mass
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Cavernous hemangioma

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Small tubules, some with red blood cells, lined by mesothelial like cells with uniform, vesicular nuclei
  • Can have focally infiltrative growth pattern with entrapment of seminiferous tubules
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Capillary hemangioma

Cavernous hemangioma


Positive stains
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