Signs & Symptoms

  • Asymptomatic mass
    Firm to hard, usually not tender
  • Testicular pain
    Result of bleeding or infarction of tumor
  • Acute epididymitis
    25% of mixed teratoma-embryonal cell cases
  • Night sweats and fever
  • Gynecomastia
    Enlargement of male breasts due to high HCG secretion
  • Infertility
  • Weight loss
  • Sensation of heaviness or dragging in the lower abdomen or scrotum
  • Rarely, breast tenderness or enlargement due to high levels of hormone called human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
  • Abdominal pain, cough, or bloody sputum if metastasis has occurred