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Mediastinal Seminoma

Known as: Seminoma of Mediastinum, Seminoma of the Mediastinum 
An extragonadal malignant germ cell tumor that arises from the mediastinum. It is characterized by the presence of uniform cells with clear or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Accurate diagnosis of mediastinal seminoma is critical because of its favorable response to radiation therapy and/or cisplatin… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The objectives of this study were to evaluate the long term outcome of patients with extragonadal seminomatous germ cell tumors… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Primary seminomas of the mediastinum are unusual neoplasms that are morphologically indistinguishable from their gonadal… Expand
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Background. Extragonadal germ cell tumors (EGCT) represent only 2–5% of adult germ cell malignancies. Because they are rare and… Expand
1989
1989
Primary mediastinal seminoma is an uncommon lesion and should be included in the differential diagnosis of mediastinal tumors… Expand
Review
1984
Review
1984
Three new cases of primary mediastinal seminoma are presented, and 124 other cases in the literature are reviewed. These tumors… Expand
Review
1983
Review
1983
Radiation therapy has been the usual initial treatment for mediastinal seminoma in the past. However, 25 to 40 percent of… Expand
Review
1982
Review
1982
A review of the Mayo Clinic experience with primary anterior mediastinal seminomas involved 17 patients who had pure anterior… Expand
1981
1981
Primary mediastinal seminoma is a rare germ cell neoplasm histologically identical to testicular seminoma. Thirteen patients have… Expand
Review
1979
Review
1979
Four new cases of primary mediastinal seminoma are presented, and the 103 previously reported cases reviewed. All of the tumors… Expand