Differentiation of seminomatous from nonseminomatous testicular tumors with MR imaging.

@article{Johnson1990DifferentiationOS,
  title={Differentiation of seminomatous from nonseminomatous testicular tumors with MR imaging.},
  author={James O. Johnson and Robert F. Mattrey and John Phillipson},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1990},
  volume={154 3},
  pages={539-43}
}
Distinguishing seminomatous from nonseminomatous testicular neoplasms preoperatively is useful because treatment of these two tumors types is different. We evaluated whether the distinction could be made with MR imaging in six patients with seminomatous and nine patients with nonseminomatous testicular tumors (including teratoma, teratocarcinoma, embryonal cell, and choriocarcinoma). The MR diagnoses, which were obtained from the formal reports of the MR studies done and interpreted before… CONTINUE READING

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