African Journal of Urology

, 16:88 | Cite as

Primary plasmacytoma of the testis with no evidence of multiple myeloma: a new case report and literature review

  • Mehdi BouassidaEmail author
  • H. Ketata
  • A. Bahloul
  • S. Mseddi-Hdiji
  • S. Makni
  • J. Daoud
  • M. N. Mhiri
Case Report


Plasmacytomas of the testis are extremely rare tumours, especially when occurring in the absence of a previous or concurrent diagnosis of multiple myeloma. We report a new case of solitary testicular plasmacytoma, with immunohistochemical studies showing monoclonal cytoplasmic production of IgG lambda light chains, in a 51-year-old man who had no evidence of multiple myeloma 3 years after the orchiectomy.

Key Words

Testis plasmacytoma multiple myeloma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehdi Bouassida
    • 1
    • 5
    Email author
  • H. Ketata
    • 1
  • A. Bahloul
    • 1
  • S. Mseddi-Hdiji
    • 2
  • S. Makni
    • 3
  • J. Daoud
    • 4
  • M. N. Mhiri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyHabib Bourguiba HospitalSfaxTunisia
  2. 2.Department of HematologyHabib Bourguiba HospitalSfaxTunisia
  3. 3.Department of HistopathologyHabib Bourguiba HospitalSfaxTunisia
  4. 4.Department of RadiothorapyHabib Bourguiba HospitalSfaxTunisia
  5. 5.Department of UrologyLapeyronie HospitalMontpellier cedex 5France

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