Cite this page: Pernick, N. Embryonal carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cnstumorembryonalcarcinoma.html. Accessed October 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
- Prognosis poorer than germinoma
- May be associated with precocious puberty
- Characterized by rapid and bulky growth and spread to liver and lungs
- 60% have metastases at presentation
- Radiation therapy