Prognostic features of teratomas with malignant transformation: a clinicopathological study of 21 cases.

@article{Comiter1998PrognosticFO,
  title={Prognostic features of teratomas with malignant transformation: a clinicopathological study of 21 cases.},
  author={Craig Vance Comiter and Adam S. Kibel and Jerome P. Richie and Marisa R. Nucci and Andrew A Renshaw},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1998},
  volume={159 3},
  pages={859-63}
}
PURPOSE Teratomas with malignant transformation comprise up to 6% of metastatic teratomas. The prognosis of patients with these tumors can vary considerably. We delineate factors that may be related to prognosis in a cohort of men with teratoma with malignant transformation. MATERIALS AND METHODS We analyzed pathological features, treatment, response, recurrence, time to recurrence, subsequent followup and survival for 21 patients (median age 28 years) diagnosed with teratoma with malignant… CONTINUE READING

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