An Incidental Finding of Leydig Cell Tumor in a 36-year-old Southeast Asian Male who presents with Infertility

A Case Report and Literature Review

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https://doi.org/10.21141/PJP.2023.15

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Leydig cells, testis, orchiectomy, infertility

Abstract

Leydig cell tumor is a rare testicular neoplasm that can present as a non-palpable small testicular nodule. Here we present a case of a 36-year-old Filipino male who initially came in for fertility work-up. Semen analysis showed azoospermia. However, an incidental finding on ultrasound showed a well-circumscribed round tumor. The patient underwent radical orchiectomy. On histopathologic examination, a Leydig cell tumor was identified and supported by immunohistochemical staining. We discuss the clinical features pathogenesis, treatment, diagnosis and prognosis of this uncommon entity.

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Jeffrey So, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines

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2023-12-28

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Chen, J. M., Canora, B. J., & So, J. (2023). An Incidental Finding of Leydig Cell Tumor in a 36-year-old Southeast Asian Male who presents with Infertility: A Case Report and Literature Review. PJP, 8(2), 54–58. https://doi.org/10.21141/PJP.2023.15