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… (More)
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2018
2018
BACKGROUND As a rare tumor, yolk sac tumor is a type of neoplasm that appears like the yolk sac, extraembryonic mesenchyme, and… (More)
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2017
2017
BACKGROUND The safety and efficacy of chemotherapy for patients undergoing concomitant hemodialysis have not been fully… (More)
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2016
2016
Malignant mediastinal yolk sac tumor (YST), especially adult onset, is rare. Herein, we report a case of occult mediastinal YST… (More)
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2013
2013
Malignant mediastinal germ cell tumors are a rare disease and represent only 1% to 4% of all mediastinal tumors. Gonadal germ… (More)
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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… (More)
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1999
1999
Primary endodermal sinus tumor (yolk sac tumor) of the mediastinum is uncommon and most patients are young and male. We report a… (More)
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1996
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1996
The authors report a rare case of a female infant who underwent successful treatment of a mediastinal yolk sac tumor. Therapy… (More)
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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… (More)
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1989
1989
The biological basis for acute leukemia associated with mediastinal germ cell tumors has remained unexplained due to lack of… (More)
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1988
1988
LDH isozymes in both the serum and tumor tissues of 4 patients with mediastinal yolk sac tumors, and in the cystic content of… (More)
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