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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]

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