Germinoma

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Germinoma

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The terms "Germinoma" returned 89 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Steroid-responsive intracranial germinoma presenting as Holmes' tremor: importance of a tissue diagnosis.
 

Author(s): Roy E Strowd, Peter Burger, Matthias Holdhoff, Lawrence Kleinberg, Michael S Okun, Alessandro Olivi, Carlos Pardo-Villamizar, Nicoline Schiess

Journal: J Clin Neurosci. 2015 May;22(5):911-3.

 

Holmes' tremor (rubral or midbrain outflow tremor) refers to a hyperkinetic movement disorder characterized by mild resting and more severe postural and action tremor often with associated brainstem symptoms, dystonia and cerebellar deficits. This syndrome should prompt lesional evaluation ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2015

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How to interpret low human chorionic gonadotropin levels in cerebrospinal fluid of patients with intracranial germinoma?
 

Author(s): Lu Cong, Cheng-Lin Tian, Xiang-Qing Wang, Zhao Dong, Jia-Tang Zhang, Sheng-Yuan Yu

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2013 ;126(24):4809-10.

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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Clinical use of (11)C-methionine and (18)F-FDG-PET for germinoma in central nervous system.
 

Author(s): Yoshiyuki Okochi, Takashi Nihashi, Masazumi Fujii, Katsuhiko Kato, Yumiko Okada, Yoshio Ando, Satoshi Maesawa, Shigenori Takebayashi, Toshihiko Wakabayashi, Shinji Naganawa

Journal: Ann Nucl Med. 2014 Feb;28(2):94-102.

 

The purpose of this study was to examine the (11)C-methionine (MET) and (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) positron emission tomography (PET) findings of central nervous system (CNS) germinoma and the diagnostic utility of these findings.

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2014

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The terms "Germinoma" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Germinoma in two brothers: case report.
 

Author(s): Naoki Nitta, Tadateru Fukami, Kazuhiko Nozaki

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2013 ;53(10):703-6.

 

We present a third reported case of intracranial germinomas occurring in two brothers. They underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy after biopsy and are doing well for 10 years and 20 months, respectively. The pertinent literatures are reviewed, and the possible role of heredity in ...

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2013

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Effective radiotherapy cured cauda equina syndrome caused by remitted intracranial germinoma depositing.
 

Author(s): Ying-Chun Lu, Hueng-Chuen Fan, Hong-Wei Gao, Chang-Ming Chen, Yee-Min Jen, Shin-Nan Cheng, Shyi-Jou Chen

Journal: Pediatr Neonatol. 2012 Oct;53(5):315-9.

 

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) in children is very rare and can permanently disable. A remitted intracranial germinoma depositing on the spinal cord, leading to CES, has never been reported. We discuss the case of a 10-year-old girl who presented with sudden ataxia, low back pain, sensory ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2012

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Intracranial germinoma presenting with hemiatrophy--follow-up results and literature review--two case reports.
 

Author(s): Yuko Sadamura, Kazuhiko Sugiyama, Hiroyuki Uchida, Ryosuke Hanaya, Kuniki Eguchi, Kaoru Kurisu, Kazunori Arita, Hirofumi Hirano

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 2011 ;51(2):148-52.

 

Two boys aged 8 and 12 years presented with intracranial germinoma manifesting as cerebral hemispheric atrophy, hemiparesis, and decline in academic performance. First magnetic resonance (MR) imaging showed no enhanced lesions, but follow-up MR imaging obtained 12 or 23 months after ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2011

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Chemotherapy Plus Reduced Radiotherapy in Intracranial Germinoma
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Intracranial Germinoma

 

Last Updated: 23 May 2016

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Standard-Dose Combination Chemotherapy or High-Dose Combination Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Germ Cell Tumor; Teratoma; Choriocarcinoma; Germinoma; Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Yolk Sac Tumor; Childhood Teratoma; Malignant Germ Cell Neoplasm; Extragonadal Seminoma; Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Seminoma

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2016

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Exploratory Study of Effects of Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Patients With Central Nervous System Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma; PNET; Ependymoma; Germinoma; Medulloblastoma

 

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2016

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