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Mediastinal Yolk Sac Tumor

Known as: Yolk Sac Tumor of Mediastinum, Endodermal Sinus Neoplasm of Mediastinum, Endodermal Sinus Tumor of the Mediastinum 
An extragonadal non-seminomatous malignant germ cell tumor that arises from the mediastinum. It is characterized by the presence of small pale cells… 
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2018
2018
Primary mediastinal yolk sac tumor, which is also known as endodermal sinus tumor, is a rare but lethal neoplasm, and it is a… 
2002
2002
Objective: To report a rare case of nonseminomatous extragonadal germ cell tumor in a 66-year-old female with primary yolk sac… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To identify therapy-related or patient-related characteristics that predict response and long-term survival after failure… 
1997
1997
  • C. Moran, S. Suster
  • Modern pathology : an official journal of the…
  • 1997
  • Corpus ID: 27974078
Five cases of yolk sac tumor of the anterior mediastinum associated with prominent thymic cystic changes are presented. The… 
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The biological basis for acute leukemia associated with mediastinal germ cell tumors has remained unexplained due to lack of… 
1989
1989
Ten male patients with extensive primary endodermal sinus tumor of the mediastinum were treated with chemotherapy (with or… 
Review
1986
Review
1986
Primary mediastinal endodermal sinus tumor is rare, and to date only 49 cases have been described in the English‐language… 
Review
1983
Review
1983
Primary mediastinal yolk sac tumor is rare. In this report, a case of a 32-year-old male with a mediastinal yolk sac tumor was… 
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Endodermal sinus tumor (EST) of the mediastinum is a rare germ‐cell neoplasm affecting mainly young adult males. Ten patients… 
1977
1977
This is the eighth case report of an endodermal sinus tumor of the mediastinum (first case studied by electron microscopy). The…