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Mediastinum
Other malignancies
Germ cell tumors

Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 17 March 2013, last major update December 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

See choriocarcinoma, embryonal carcinoma, mixed, seminoma, teratoma-immature, teratoma-mature, yolk sac tumor

General
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Epidemiology
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Clinical features
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Prognostic factors
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Gross description
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Cytology description
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Differential diagnosis
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Choriocarcinoma
Epidemiology
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Resemble Reed-Sternberg cells
CAM5.2+
Diffuse cytotrophoblasts, syncytiotrophoblasts are β-hCG+
Cytology images
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Transbronchial aspirate: syncytiotrophoblast
Positive stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Differential diagnosis
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Embryonal carcinoma
Epidemiology
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Primitive polygonal cells
Immunostains
Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Molecular description
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Germ cell tumor - mixed
General
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Case reports
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Cytology images
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Metastatic tumor



Seminoma
Epidemiology
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Sites
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross description
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Thymic seminoma
Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy description
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Differential diagnosis
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Teratoma - immature
General
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Clinical features
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Gross images
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Excised tumor with rib
Micro images
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Primitive glomeruli
Cartilage and ossification


Teratoma - mature
General
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Sites
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Gross images
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Solid and cystic mass
Micro description
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Micro images
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Post chemotherapy
Various mature tissues
Various stains


Yolk sac tumor
General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Prognostic factors
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Case reports
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Figures 4-6
Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Electron microscopy description
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