Practitioner 2009;253(1715):23-26

Suspicious testicular lumps warrant urgent referral

01 Feb 2009Pais-up subscribers

Finding an unusual lump in the scrotum or testicle can be very distressing for patients. Although less than 5% of testicular lumps are cancerous a systematic approach needs to be undertaken in all cases to rule out malignancy. Testicular lumps require careful clinical assessment and may need further investigations such as ultrasound. [With external links to the evidence]

Paid-up subscribersThis article can be accessed only if you are a paid-up subscriber to The Practitioner.

To view current online and print subscription rates, and to contact the subscription department, click Subscribe today .

To buy this article (£25+tax) copy the article citation above and click Buy article