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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to histopathological type

From: Ten-year experience with testicular cancer at a tertiary care hospital in a resource-limited setting: a single centre experience in Tanzania

Histopathological type Frequency Percentages
Germ cell tumours 46 82.1
  Seminoma 28 60.9
  Embryonal carcinoma 12 26.1
  Teratoma 4 8.7
  Yolk sac tumour 2 4.3
Sex cord or gonadal stromal tumours 4 7.1
  Granulosa cell tumour 2 50
  Malignant Sertoli cell tumour 1 25
  Leydig cell tumour 1 25
Mixed germ cell/sex cord stromal tumours 4 7.1
Secondary testicular tumours 2 3.6
  Lymphoma 1 50
  Adenocarcinoma from the prostate gland 1 50