Germ cell tumor of testis in a patient with von Hippel-Lindau disease

Urology. 1991 Jan;37(1):69-71. doi: 10.1016/0090-4295(91)80082-i.


Germ cell testicular tumor is a previously undescribed entity in association with von Hippel-Lindau disease. This case exemplifies the variety of pathologic entities encountered in von Hippel-Lindau disease and stresses the importance of thorough evaluation of the patient, as well as careful follow-up, to ensure early detection of potentially malignant lesions.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal / complications*
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal / pathology
  • Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal / surgery
  • Testicular Neoplasms / complications*
  • Testicular Neoplasms / pathology
  • Testicular Neoplasms / surgery
  • von Hippel-Lindau Disease / complications*