Testicular Tumors in Children

  • Ahmed H. Al-Salem


Testicular tumors are relatively rare in the pediatric age group.


Germ Cell Tumor Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Testicular Cancer Epidermoid Cyst Testicular Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed H. Al-Salem
    • 1
  1. 1.Pediatric SurgeryAlSadik HospitalQatifSaudi Arabia

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