International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 1005–1008 | Cite as

Sertoli cell tumor of the testis: a case with late metastasis

  • Cuneyt AdayenerEmail author
  • Ilker Akyol
  • Bulent Sen
  • Ferhat Ates
  • Abdullah Haholu
  • Hasan Soydan
  • Bulent Karagoz
Urology - Case Report


We report on a 20-year-old male who underwent a radical orchidectomy when he was 12 years old which revealed a Sertoli cell tumor in his right testis, and who presented with a 5 × 3 cm retroperitoneal metastatic mass 8 years after orchidectomy. Current experience on Sertoli cell tumor of the testis (SCTT) is insufficient to prognosticate the clinical behavior of the primary tumor on the long term. Case reports in the literature on patients with late metastases suggest a very long followup after orchidectomy may be required.


Sertoli cell tumor Testis Late metastasis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cuneyt Adayener
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ilker Akyol
    • 1
  • Bulent Sen
    • 1
  • Ferhat Ates
    • 1
  • Abdullah Haholu
    • 2
  • Hasan Soydan
    • 1
  • Bulent Karagoz
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of UrologyGulhane Military Medical Faculty, GATA Haydarpasa HospitalUskudar, IstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of PathologyGulhane Military Medical Faculty, Haydarpasa HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Department of Medical OncologyGulhane Military Medical Faculty, Haydarpasa HospitalIstanbulTurkey

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