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A male asked:

Is a soft tissue calcified mass in testicle worrisome?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Testicular mass: Masses in the testes, especially in young need follow up, blood work -alpha-fetoprotein, b HCG , additional imaging to check metastases, Malignancy is a primary concern , occasionally dystrophic calcified nodule, epidermoid cysts, sarcoid, inflammatory /autoimmune Tb, others can cause abnormalities . F/u/ w/ urology as soon as possible.
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 44 years experience
Potentially.: You would be best off seeing a urologist for a thorough evaluation and explanation of the possibilities.
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