Teratoma

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Teratoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 427 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Reducing glypican-4 in ES cells improves recovery in a rat model of Parkinson's disease by increasing the production of dopaminergic neurons and decreasing teratoma formation.
 

Author(s): Annalisa Fico, Antoine de Chevigny, Christophe Melon, Manon Bohic, Lydia Kerkerian-Le Goff, Flavio Maina, Rosanna Dono, Harold Cremer

Journal: J. Neurosci.. 2014 Jun;34(24):8318-23.

 

The heparan sulfate proteoglycan Glypican 4 (Gpc4) is strongly expressed in mouse embryonic stem (ES) cells where it controls the maintenance of self-renewal by modulating Wnt/β-catenin signaling activities. Here we show that mouse ES cells carrying a hypomorphic Gpc4 allele, in ...

Last Updated: 12 Jun 2014

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A case of recurrent, bilateral ovarian mature teratoma in a young woman.
 

Author(s): Che-Fu Chang, Chen-Kuo Lin

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Ovarian mature cystic teratomas are common, benign, pelvic tumors that are easily detected by pelvic ultrasonography. However, patients with recurrent teratomas are rarely noted, and cases of bilateral teratomas are even less common.

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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Well-differentiated cerebellum within a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary.
 

Author(s): Mitsuaki Ishida, Muneo Iwai, Keiko Yoshida, Akiko Kagotani, Hidetoshi Okabe

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Last Updated: 3 Apr 2014

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 34 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery for a mesenteric teratoma.
 

Author(s): Yusuke Tanaka, Shinsuke Koyama, Yasuhiko Shiki

Journal: JSLS. ;18(1):160-4.

 

Mature cystic teratomas are benign neoplasms of germ cell tumors that occur most frequently in gonadal sites. The tumors usually contain 2 or 3 well-differentiated elements of endodermal, ectodermal, and mesodermal origin. Although relatively uncommon, teratomas can be composed of ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2014

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Concurrent primary carcinoid tumor arising within mature teratoma and clear cell renal cell carcinoma in the horseshoe kidney: report of a rare case and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ke Sun, Qihan You, Ming Zhao, Hongtian Yao, Hua Xiang, Lijun Wang

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Primary carcinoid tumor arising in a mature teratoma of the horseshoe kidney is exceptionally rare and only 4 such cases have been reported in the world literature to date. The simultaneous occurrence of different subtypes of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or RCC coexistence with non-RCC ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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Primary renal teratoma: a rare entity.
 

Author(s): Karima Idrissi-Serhrouchni, Hinde El-Fatemi, Aziz El madi, Khadija Benhayoun, Laila Chbani, Taoufik Harmouch, Youssef Bouabdellah, Afaf Amarti

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Teratomas are neoplasms that arise from pluripotent cells and can differentiate along one or more embryonic germ lines. Renal teratoma is an exceedingly rare condition. Teratomas commonly arise in the gonads, sacrococcygeal region, pineal gland, and retroperitoneum. They present mainly ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2013

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PD 0332991 in Treating Patients With Refractory Solid Tumors
 

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: 25 Feb 2013

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DNA Analysis in Samples From Younger Patients With Germ Cell Tumors and Their Parents or Siblings
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Malignant Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Ovarian Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Teratoma; Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Testicular Seminoma; Testicular Teratoma; Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor

 

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2014

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