Germinoma

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Germinoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Germinoma" returned 76 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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An intrasellar germinoma with normal tumor marker concentrations mimicking primary lymphocytic hypophysitis.
 

Author(s): Mariana F Guzzo, Cristina B Formiga Bueno, Thiago T Amancio, Sergio Rosemberg, Cleonice Bueno, Edson L Arioli, Andrea Glezer, Marcello D Bronstein

Journal: Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol. 2013 Oct;57(7):566-70.

 

Intracranial germinomas (GE) are malignant neoplasms most commonly found in the suprasellar region, which may cause anterior and particularly posterior pituitary hormone deficits with central diabetes insipidus (DI). Differential diagnosis of pituitary stalk thickening includes granulomatous, ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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[Clinical analysis of 45 patients with intracranial germinoma treated by radiotherapy].
 

Author(s): Jidong Hong, Xia Wang, Yuping Peng, Longyun Wang, Lei Huo, Zaide Han, Qingsong Tu

Journal: Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2013 Mar;38(3):262-7.

 

To report the prospective efficacy of 45 patients intracranial germinoma treated by radiotherapy and discuss its treatment.

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2013

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The terms "Germinoma" returned 10 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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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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Atypical location of germinoma in basal ganglia in adolescents: radiological features and treatment outcomes.
 

Author(s): D D Rasalkar, W C W Chu, F W T Cheng, B K Paunipagar, M K Shing, C K Li

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2010 Mar;83(987):261-7.

 

The objective of this work is to describe the imaging findings, clinical profile and treatment response in four Chinese adolescent patients presenting with ectopic germinoma arising from basal ganglia. The clinical presentation, treatment regimens and the imaging findings at presentation ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2010

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Study of Fixed vs. Flexible Filgrastim to Accelerate Bone Marrow Recovery After Chemotherapy in Children With Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Central Nervous System Choriocarcinoma; Childhood Central Nervous System Germinoma; Childhood Central Nervous System Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Central Nervous System Teratoma; Childhood Central Nervous System Yolk Sac Tumor; Childhood Choroid Plexus Tumor; Childhood Craniopharyngioma; Childhood Ependymoblastoma; Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Grade I Meningioma; Childhood Grade II Meningioma; Childhood Grade III Meningioma; Childhood High-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood High-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Infratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Low-grade Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Childhood Low-grade Cerebral Astrocytoma; Childhood Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Medulloepithelioma; Childhood Supratentorial Ependymoma; Childhood Teratoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Brain Stem Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Central Nervous System Embryonal Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Cerebellar Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Cerebral Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Diffuse Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Ependymoma; Recurrent Childhood Fibrillary Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Gemistocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Giant Cell Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Glioblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Gliomatosis Cerebri; Recurrent Childhood Gliosarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Malignant Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Medulloblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Oligodendroglioma; Recurrent Childhood Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Pineoblastoma; Recurrent Childhood Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Protoplasmic Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Recurrent Childhood Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Recurrent Childhood Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma; Recurrent Childhood Visual Pathway Glioma; Recurrent Neuroblastoma; Recurrent Osteosarcoma; Recurrent Retinoblastoma; Recurrent Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors; Recurrent/Refractory Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma; Unspecified Childhood Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific

 

Last Updated: 21 Jun 2014

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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: 18 Oct 2014

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Cause of Familial Testicular Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testicular Neoplasms; Germinoma

 

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2014

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