Systemic metastasis from primary intracranial germinoma: a case report and literature review.


A case of systemic haematogenous metastasis occurring post-operatively from a primary suprasellar intracranial germinoma is reported. While local invasion and direct spread associated with surgical incision and shunt procedures are well known, haematogenous metastasis of these tumours is extremely rare. Problems associated with establishing this diagnosis… (More)