Testicular toxoplasmosis in a 26-year-old immunocompetent man

Vincent Wong, Channa Amarasekera*, Shilajit Kundu

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Testicular toxoplasmosis is a very rare presentation of Toxoplasma gondii. A 26-year-old immunocompetent man presented to us with right testicular pain and a right epididymal mass. Ultrasound was concerning for malignancy and a radical orchiectomy was performed. Surgical pathology revealed chronic granulomatous inflammation which stained positive for T. gondii.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number224962
JournalBMJ case reports
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018



  • infections
  • travel medicine
  • urinary and genital tract disorders
  • urological surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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