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Testicular cancer presenting as a red swollen lid.
  1. J A Ham and
  2. N J Carr
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Air Force Hospital, Wegberg, West Germany.


    A case is reported in which a testicular cancer presented as a metastatic deposit in the eyelid. The histological appearances of both the metastasis and the subsequently detected primary were diagnostic of malignant teratoma trophoblastic (MTT). After comments on the testicular tumour, metastases occurring in the eye and adnexa are discussed.

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