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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… Expand
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2018
2018
Summary. In benign goiter, thyroidectomy is only indicated in patients with nodular alterations of the complete thyroid gland… Expand
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2013
2013
BackgroundMalignant mediastinal germ cell tumors are a rare disease and represent only 1% to 4% of all mediastinal tumors… Expand
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2007
2007
Extensive lymphadenectomy, including upper mediastinum, for thoracic esophageal carcinoma was introduced at the beginning of… Expand
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2002
2002
Objective: To report a rare case of nonseminomatous extragonadal germ cell tumor in a 66-year-old female with primary yolk sac… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To identify therapy-related or patient-related characteristics that predict response and long-term survival after failure… Expand
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1999
1999
Abstract Primary endodermal sinus tumor (yolk sac tumor) of the mediastinum is uncommon and most patients are young and male. We… Expand
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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… Expand
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1991
1991
Mediastinal yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor) is an extremely rare extragonadal germ cell neoplasm that has been associated… Expand
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The biological basis for acute leukemia associated with mediastinal germ cell tumors has remained unexplained due to lack of… Expand
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1982
1982
Endodermal sinus tumor (EST) of the mediastinum is a rare germ‐cell neoplasm affecting mainly young adult males. Ten patients… Expand
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