Mixed germ cell tumor of mediastinum/lung masquerading as hemangioma in fine needle biopsy.

Abstract

The histological predominance of one component in a germ cell tumor can lead to a mistaken diagnosis. Here, we describe a mediastinal teratoma with predominant vascular proliferation (>90%) which on fine needle biopsy was diagnosed as a pulmonary hemangioma. Later, resection specimen revealed other components constituting ~4%, changing the diagnosis while… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.118671

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