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A fast-growing, painless, solid scrotal mass

Franklin, Abbey MSPAS, PA-C; VanderBrink, Brian MD; DeFoor, William R. MD

Journal of the American Academy of PAs: November 2015 - Volume 28 - Issue 11 - p 35–38
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000472639.59633.93
Case Report

ABSTRACT The history and physical examination of an adolescent male are critical to early detection of scrotal abnormalities. Although rare, paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma grows quickly and can be life-threatening. This article focuses on the importance of prompt recognition, diagnosis, and appropriate management of paratesticular rhabdomyosarcoma in an adolescent.

The authors practice in the Department of Urology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. They have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Copyright © 2015 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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