Germ cell tumors in infancy and childhood: a 45-year experience.

@article{Malogolowkin1990GermCT,
  title={Germ cell tumors in infancy and childhood: a 45-year experience.},
  author={Marcio H. Malogolowkin and G. Hossein Mahour and Mark Krailo and Jorge Aldunate Ortega},
  journal={Pediatric pathology},
  year={1990},
  volume={10 1-2},
  pages={
          231-41
        }
}
The clinical and pathologic features of germ cell tumors in 188 patients seen at the Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles from 1941 to 1986 are reviewed. There were 129 females and 59 males 19 years of age or younger. Tumors were seen in the ovary (73, 39%), sacrococcygeal region (67, 36%), testis (13, 7%), pineal region (10, 5%), mediastinum (8, 4%), and other sites (17, 9%). The mean age at diagnosis of patients with sacrococcygeal tumors was 11 months, and for those with ovarian tumors it was 9… CONTINUE READING

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