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Clinico-pathological patterns of testicular malignancies in Ilorin, Nigeria-a report of 8 cases

In Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
Contributor(s): Shittu L AJ | Ojo MO | mathewizegbu@yahoo.com | Izegbu MC.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Vol 1 Issues 4.Publisher: 2005Description: 229-231.Subject(s): Ilorin | Infertility | Incidence | Testicular cancers | DDC classification: In: Journal of Cancer Research and TherapeuticsSummary: Background: The incidence of testicular cancers has been increasing in many populations over the past decades and concerns have been expressed about the possible decrease in semen quality in the period. It may account for one of the factors responsible for increasing male infertility in Ilorin, Nigeria. Objective: To find out the incidence, age distribution clinical presentation, duration before presentation and the occurrence of various Histopathological subtypes of testicular tumours in Ilorin. Design: A retrospective study. Setting: A teaching hospital (University of Ilorin) Patients: Testicular biopsies were done on patients presenting at the hospital with suspected cases of malignancies. Materials and Mehtods: All consecutives cases of testicular malignancies diagnosed in the department of pathology, university of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, during the period of thirteen years (1990-2003) were included in this study. Relevant clinical details such as age, clinical presentation and side of involvemen
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Background: The incidence of testicular cancers has been increasing in many populations over the past decades and concerns have been expressed about the possible decrease in semen quality in the period. It may account for one of the factors responsible for increasing male infertility in Ilorin, Nigeria.
Objective: To find out the incidence, age distribution clinical presentation, duration before presentation and the occurrence of various Histopathological subtypes of testicular tumours in Ilorin.
Design: A retrospective study.
Setting: A teaching hospital (University of Ilorin)
Patients: Testicular biopsies were done on patients presenting at the hospital with suspected cases of malignancies.
Materials and Mehtods: All consecutives cases of testicular malignancies diagnosed in the department of pathology, university of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, during the period of thirteen years (1990-2003) were included in this study. Relevant clinical details such as age, clinical presentation and side of involvemen

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