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December 6, 1913

THE PROBABLE EMBRYOLOGIC ORIGIN OF MIXED TUMORS OF THE TESTICLE

Author Affiliations

Professor of Genito-Urinary and Experimental Surgery, University of Nebraska, College of Medicine OMAHA

JAMA. 1913;61(23):2054-2056. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04350240028012
Abstract

In presenting this paper I do not hope to add any new facts to those already accessible, only to bear witness to the position taken in the literature regarding the pathology and probable origin of mixed testicular tumors. In the last two years I have met with two cases of tumor of the testicle worthy of attention.

Case 1.  —O. M., waiter, colored, aged 29, was seen early in 1911. He gave a negative family and personal history, especially in regard to new growths. As seems to be the usual thing in these cases, he gave a history of an injury to the testicle at the age of 12 years, but had no trouble to speak of till about ten months before we saw him. He did say that he had had dull pain in this testicle at times for ten years previously, and that the testicle seemed larger than

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