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Case of the Week


2020-2 / JANUARY 13 (CONTRIBUTOR: JONATHAN EPSTEIN)


A 31 year-old male was treated with chemotherapy for clinical retroperitoneal metastases a malignant germ cell tumor composed of 90% embryonal carcinoma, 9% yolk sac tumor (YST), and 1% teratoma. Post chemotherapy there was residual retroperitoneal tumor. A retroperitoneal lymph node dissection was performed.  








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Quiz

1. What is the correct diagnosis?

     a.  Metastatic embryonal carcinoma

     b. Metastatic mature teratoma

     c.  Somatic malignant arising in a teratoma

     d.  Metastatic glandular and sarcomatoid yolk sac tumor


    







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