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Vol. 44. Issue 163.
Pages 133-135 (July - September 2009)
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Vol. 44. Issue 163.
Pages 133-135 (July - September 2009)
Positivo en dopaje por exceso de beta-HCG secundario a seminoma testicular: a propósito de un caso
Beta-HCG excess positive doping secondary to testicular seminoma: a case report
Carles Pedret Carballidoa, Joan Vilaseca Pujolb
a Unitat de Medicina Esportiva. Consorci Sanitari del Garraf. Barcelona. España. Club Basquet Tarragona. Tarragona. España. Club Basquet Valls (LF2). Valls. Tarragona. España.
b Escola de Medicina de l'Esport. Universitat de Barcelona. Barcelona. España. Servei Mèdic UDA Gramenet. Santa Coloma de Gramenet. Barcelona. España. Mutua ASEPEYO. Barcelona. España. Centre Rehabilitació Gramenet. Santa Coloma de Gramenet. Barcelona. España.
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Paciente diagnosticado de seminoma testicular del que el primer diagnóstico de sospecha fue un aumento de la beta-HCG que se mostraba en un control anti-doping rutinario realizado durante un partido de liga. La ecografía testicular y la determinación de marcadores tumorales en la analítica sanguínea confirmaron el diagnóstico. El tratamiento definitivo se realizó 15 días después de la primera visita mediante orquiectomía.
Is presented a case of a patient who is diagnosed of a testicular seminoma in which the first sign was an increase in beta-HCG which was showed in a routine anti-doping control carried out during a league match. Testicular ultrasonography and determination of tumor markers in blood analysis confirmed the diagnosis. The definitive treatment was performed 15 days after the first visit by orchiectomy.


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