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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181-183

Leydig cell tumor of testis in a child: An uncommon presentation


1 Department of Pathology, IPGME and R, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
3 Department of Biochemistry, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Pediatric Surgery, IPGME and R, Kolkata, India

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Chhanda Das
31 Eastern Park, First Road, Santoshpur, Kolkata - - 700 075, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_4_17

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Leydig cell tumors (LCTs) are rare testicular tumors. Incidence is 1%–3% of all testicular neoplasms, bilateral in 10%. They are frequently hormonally active, leading to feminizing or virilizing syndromes. LCTs can be either pure or mixed with germ cell tumors or other sex cord-stromal tumors. Here, we are reporting a benign pure LCT in a 6-year-old boy presented with pseudopuberty.






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