Scrotal cancer is a malignant tumor of the male scrotum. It is best to find and treat as soon as possible. So, what are the early symptoms of scrotal cancer? How can we prevent it?
When suffering from scrotal cancer and other diseases in life, we should not neglect treatment. We must treat the disease as soon as we find it. Don't miss the best time for treatment. In order to enable all patients with scrotal cancer to recover as soon as possible after correct treatment, investigate the early symptoms of scrotal cancer together.
Diagnostic basis of scrotal carcinoma
The diagnosis is mainly based on clinical manifestations, but patients should pay attention to the history of localized scrotal itching or burning for several months or years before eruption. Doctors should be fully vigilant and consider the scrotal eczema, dermatitis and ulcers that are incurable for a long time. The possibility of cancer, local tissue biopsy is the most powerful diagnosis. Swelling inguinal lymph nodes should also be diagnosed as inflammatory or systemic metastasis by biopsy. It is rare for scrotal carcinoma to metastasize to the retroperitoneal lymph nodes, but the suspicions such as ultrasound, CT, MRI and fine needle aspiration biopsy also help to make a definite diagnosis.
Early symptoms of scrotal cancer
The painless scrotal mass of scrotal cancer, verruciform or papular, can be further cauliflower-like, and the growth rate of hardened tumors varies greatly from individual to individual, and some may change little for many years and suddenly grow faster. Necrosis and ulcer appear in the center of the tumor, accompanied by pus and blood odor and local pain when infected. When more than 50% of the patients see a doctor, the swelling of the inguinal lymph nodes on the same side can invade the contents of the penis and scrotum and cause hematogenous metastasis. Systemic symptoms are not obvious.
The diagnosis is mainly based on the clinical manifestations, but the patient should pay attention to the history of localized scrotal itching or burning for several months or years before the eruption. Doctors should be fully alert to the incurable scrotal eczema, dermatitis and ulcer. Considering the possibility of scrotal cancer, local histopathological biopsy is the most powerful diagnosis. Swelling inguinal lymph nodes should also be diagnosed as inflammatory or systemic metastasis by biopsy. It is rare for scrotal cancer to metastasize to the retroperitoneal lymph nodes and other distant places. However, if there is any doubt, ultrasound, CT, MRI, fine needle aspiration biopsy, etc. can also be used for diagnosis and clear segmentation.
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