Testicular fibrous hamartoma: A case report

Fibrous hamartoma (FH) of childhood is uncommon benign tumor. They are generally seen in the head and neck region, gastrointestinal system and lung. As in the case we report, they may also occur in other unusual sites such as groin and testis. The clinical presentation is almost always a mass or swelling. We hereby report a case with FH in atrophic testis which is unusual location and clinical presentation


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