Teratoma

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Teratoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 630 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of right innominate vein mimics a teratoma: A case report.
 

Author(s): Qi Wan, Jiaxuan Zhou, Yudong Yu, Qingyu Sun, Yingying Bao, Qiang Lei, Qiao Zou, Yingshi Deng, Xinchun Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(9):e6142.

 

Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EHE) is a rare neoplasm commonly known to arise from the soft tissue, lung, and liver. EHE arising from right innominate vein (RIV) has scarcely been reported in English literature.

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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Virilism and Ectopic Expression of HSD17B5 in Mature Cystic Teratoma.
 

Author(s): Yohei Kawaguchi, Hiroko Mizuno, Mai Horikawa, Mayuko Kano, Kengo Yamada, Fumiko Yamakawa, Takashi Maekawa, Yuto Yamazaki, Keely M McNamara, Hironobu Sasano, Masayuki Hayashi

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 2017 02;241(2):125-129.

 

Mature cystic teratoma (MCT) is rarely involved in the overproduction of steroid hormones in contrast to sex cord stromal tumors. A 31-year-old woman visited our hospital with hirsutism, hoarseness, and hair loss from the scalp. Serum testosterone and free-testosterone levels were ...

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2017

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Pseudomyxoma peritonei of a mature ovarian teratoma caused by mismatch repair deficiency in a patient with Lynch syndrome: a case report.
 

Author(s): Yoshimasa Gohda, Rei Noguchi, Tomoko Horie, Toru Igari, Harumi Nakamura, Yasunori Ohta, Kiyoshi Yamaguchi, Tsuneo Ikenoue, Seira Hatakeyama, Nozomi Yusa, Yoichi Furukawa, Hideaki Yano

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Pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP) is a rare disease with an estimated incidence of 1-2 cases per million individuals per year. PMP is characterized by the accumulation of abundant mucinous or gelatinous fluid derived from disseminated tumorous cells. Most of the tumorous cells are originated ...

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 55 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mucoepidermoid carcinoma in a mature cystic teratoma: A rare case report with review of literature.
 

Author(s): Yasmin Altaf Momin, Medha Pradip Kulkarni, Amitkumar Bapuso Pandav, Kalpana Ranjitsingh Sulhyan

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;60(1):117-118.

 

Mature cystic teratoma, also known as dermoid cyst, is the most common germ cell tumor of the ovary with a relative incidence of 20%. Rarely, dermoid cysts undergo malignant transformation (0.94%-2%). We report a case of mucoepidermoid carcinoma within a mature cystic teratoma in ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2017

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Intracranial immature teratoma with a primitive neuroectodermal malignant transformation - case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Carmen Georgiu, Iulian Opincariu, Cristina Ligia Cebotaru, Ştefan Claudiu Mirescu, Bogdan Petre Stănoiu, Teodora Ana Maria Domşa, Alina Simona Şovrea

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2016 ;57(4):1389-1395.

 

Central nervous system (CNS) germ cell tumors are very rare, accounting for 0.3-3% of primary intracranial neoplasms; of these, the teratomas are even more uncommon. The immature variant of teratomas, defined by the presence of incompletely differentiated components resembling fetal ...

Last Updated: 8 Feb 2017

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Hydrocephalus secondary to chemotherapy in a case of prenatally diagnosed giant immature grade 3 sacrococcygeal teratoma: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Ioan Sarbu, Demetra Socolov, Razvan Socolov, Ingrith Miron, Mioara Trandafirescu, Smaranda Diaconescu, Carmen Iulia Ciongradi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Oct;95(43):e5244.

 

Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is a rare tumor in the general population, arising from multipotent stem cells. Whereas most of the cases diagnosed postnatally have good prognosis, the rate of mortality and morbidities associated with prenatally diagnosed SCT remain high, with a reported ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant for Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Cancer; Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2017

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PHASE II TRIAL OF THE CYCLIN-DEPEDENT KINASE INHIBITOR PD 0332991 IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Solid Tumor; Adenocarcinoma of the Colon; Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; Adult Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumor; Adult Teratoma; Benign Teratoma; Estrogen Receptor-negative Breast Cancer; Estrogen Receptor-positive Breast Cancer; Familial Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; HER2-negative Breast Cancer; HER2-positive Breast Cancer; Male Breast Cancer; Ovarian Immature Teratoma; Ovarian Mature Teratoma; Ovarian Monodermal and Highly Specialized Teratoma; Progesterone Receptor-negative Breast Cancer; Progesterone Receptor-positive Breast Cancer; Recurrent Breast Cancer; Recurrent Colon Cancer; Recurrent Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Extragonadal Seminoma; Recurrent Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Melanoma; Recurrent Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Rectal Cancer; Stage III Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Stage III Extragonadal Seminoma; Stage III Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Stage III Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Breast Cancer; Stage IV Colon Cancer; Stage IV Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Extragonadal Seminoma; Stage IV Melanoma; Stage IV Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Rectal Cancer; Testicular Immature Teratoma; Testicular Mature Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 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: 19 Apr 2017

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