Mature testicular teratoma with vena caval invasion presenting as pulmonary embolism

C. K. Kwok, M. D. Horowitz, A. S. Livingstone, N. L. Block

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Abstract

We report a case of mature testicular teratoma with invasion and thrombosis of the inferior vena cava that presented as recurrent pulmonary embolism. Treatment included radical orchiectomy, chemotherapeutic cytoreduction and, finally, resection of a massive retroperitoneal tumor with en bloc resection of the inferior vena cava using cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. Management is discussed and the literature is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-131
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Urology
Volume149
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

Keywords

  • embolism
  • teratoma
  • testicular neoplasms
  • vena cava, inferior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

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