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Volume 10 |Article ID 325626 |

Gokhan Atis, Omer Faruk Memis, Hasan Samet Güngör, Ozgur Arikan, Yesim Saglican, Turhan Caskurlu, "Testicular Polyarteritis Nodosa Mimicking Testicular Neoplasm", The Scientific World Journal, vol. 10, Article ID 325626, 4 pages, 2010.

Testicular Polyarteritis Nodosa Mimicking Testicular Neoplasm

Academic Editor: Anthony Atala
Received13 Feb 2010
Revised27 Jul 2010
Accepted23 Sep 2010


Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) presents mostly as a systemic disease characterized by necrotizing vasculitis affecting small- and medium-sized arteries. Rarely, the inflammatory process is isolated and involves a single organ without systemic manifestations. We described the case of a 57-year-old patient with isolated testicular PAN who presented with a testicular mass mimicking a primary testicular tumor.

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