Testis and epididymis
Germ cell tumors
Post chemotherapy resections

Author: Turki Al-Hussain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 June 2017, last major update January 2013

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Definition / general
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Definition / general
  • Presence of tumor after chemotherapy may determine need for additional chemotherapy
  • Therapy related changes are foamy macrophages, fibroblastic proliferation, necrotic tumor cells
  • Persistent teratoma often shows therapy related atypia in tumor and storma but this has no prognostic significance