Mixed or metachronous germ-cell tumor?

  title={Mixed or metachronous germ-cell tumor?},
  author={Kyu-Won Shim and Dong-Seok Kim and J Choi},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
We report the extremely rare occurrence of a second germ-cell tumor at a different site and with different histological types long after total resolution of a pineal germinoma. A 21-year-old man who presented with headache and diplopia was admitted to our hospital. Neuroradiological studies revealed a tumor in the pineal region. The tumor was biopsied with endoscope, and third ventriculostomy was performed. Histologically, the tumor proved to be a germinoma. The patient received 3 cycles of… CONTINUE READING