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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010, Article ID 135029, 4 pages
Case Report

Testicular Hamartomas and Epididymal Tumor in a Cowden Disease: A Case Report

Departments of Diagnostic Radiology and Organ Imaging, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong

Received 19 December 2009; Accepted 8 May 2010

Academic Editor: Simon Ching-Shun Kao

Copyright © 2010 Darshana D. Rasalkar and Bhawan K. Paunipagar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Testicular hamartomas (TH) is a benign condition. An association of TH with Cowden disease (CD) is known. Ultrasound features of hamartomas are often diagnostic. We present a case of Cowden disease with TH and an epididymal tumor. Imaging features of TH and its differentials has been discussed. Although, association of Cowden disease with many malignancies have been documented, epididymal tumor has not been described. To our knowledge, this paper is the first to describe epididymal tumor in association with Cowden disease.