Non-gonadal Germ Cell Tumors

Non-gonadal Germinomas – pro

Germinoma is primarily a disease of young males. There are germinomas that arise in the testicles and those that do not. It is presumed that the non-testicular germinoma have their origin in germ cells left behind during the development of the fetus. The current World Health Organization classification of Germ Cell Tumors (GCT), which is based primarily on histological elements, divides these tumors into the following major forms: Germinoma – Pure

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