Unusual scapular metastasis as initial manifestation of advanced nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of the mediastinum.

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Primary malignant germ cell tumors of the mediastinum are relatively rare, occurring predominantly in young male adults, and have a poor prognosis. We present a case of a 27-year-old man who initially experienced a persistent, intractable painful sensation over the right lower scapula despite taking an analgesic agent for 2 months. A scapular x-ray film and… (More)

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@article{Cheng2007UnusualSM, title={Unusual scapular metastasis as initial manifestation of advanced nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of the mediastinum.}, author={Ming-Fang Cheng and Yi-Jen Peng and G. Huang and Chian-Her Lee and P o Hui Chiang and Herng-Sheng Lee}, journal={Heart & lung : the journal of critical care}, year={2007}, volume={36 1}, pages={79-84} }