Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other malignant tumors
Teratocarcinosarcoma


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Minor changes: 4 March 2020

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Teratocarcinosarcoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalteratoidcarcinosarcoma.html. Accessed September 19th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Features of carcinosarcoma and immature teratoma
  • Adults; poor prognosis with 3 year survival of 40% due to uncontrollable local growth
Terminology
  • Also known as teratoid carcinosarcoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Primitive neuroepithelial elements with well formed rosettes
  • Well formed glands with atypical epithelium
  • Myxoid tissue
  • Rhabdomyosarcomatous differentiation
  • Benign and malignant cartilage
  • Cellular areas
Negative stains
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