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Physical Exam

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clinical size of testicle; swelling, firmness, palpable mass; scrotal changes (inflammation, ulceration, erythema [redness]); fixation of tumor; enlarged lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), particularly of iliac regions.

Radical orchiectomy is performed to make the diagnosis. Most diagnostic studies are performed after the surgery.

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