Yolk sac tumor

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Yolk sac tumor

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 87 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Yolk sac tumor in the abdominal wall of an 18-month-old girl: a case report.
 

Author(s): Machiel van den Akker, Dirk Vervloessem, An Huybrechs, Sabine Declercq, Jutte van der Werff Ten Bosch

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Pediatric germ cell tumors account for approximately 3.5 % of all childhood cancers for children under the age of 15 years. Up to one-third are extragonadal neoplasms. Germ cell tumors are a heterogeneous group of malignant tumors with a wide variety of histopathological features. ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2017

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Chemotherapy for primary mediastinal yolk sac tumor in a patient undergoing chronic hemodialysis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Haruki Hirakawa, Chiho Nakashima, Tomomi Nakamura, Masanori Masuda, Taro Funakoshi, Shunsaku Nakagawa, Takahiro Horimatsu, Kazuo Matsubara, Manabu Muto, Shinya Kimura, Naoko Sueoka-Aragane

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The safety and efficacy of chemotherapy for patients undergoing concomitant hemodialysis have not been fully established and optimal doses of anti-cancer drugs and best timing of hemodialysis remains unclear. Although chemosensitive cancers, such as germ cell tumors, treated with ...

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2017

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Atypical presentation of sacrococcygeal yolk sac tumor in infant: beware of the injuries of the gluteal region.
 

Author(s): Francesco Esposito, Marco Di Serafino, Patrizia Oresta

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Malignant sacrococcygeal yolk sac tumor is a rare extra-gonadal germ cell tumor of infancy and childhood. We report the case of a 14-month-old white female infant with a rapidly growing supra-gluteal mass at first misdiagnosed as hemangioma after a clinical assessment. The lesion ...

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2016

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 8 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Yolk sac tumor of the external auditory canal: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Huijuan Shi, Qionglan Tang, Tiantian Zhen, Hui Li, Fenfen Zhang, Anjia Han

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We report one case of yolk sac tumor of the ear and review the literature. The patient was a 9-month boy who scratched his right ear repeatedly one month ago. Computed tomography scan showed an irregular elongated mass image measuring 42×16 mm was found in the right external auditory ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2016

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Endometrioid like yolk sac tumor of the testis with small teratomatous foci: A case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Prabir Hazarika

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;58(4):557-9.

 

I have reported a case of endometrioid like yolk sac tumor of the testis in a 20-year-old boy. Endometrioid like yolk sac tumor is a rare tumor. A few cases have been reported in ovary. In case of male, a case of pure glandular endometrioid like yolk sac tumor is reported in a 43 ...

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2015

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Prognosis of eight Chinese cases of primary vaginal yolk sac tumor with a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Qiong-Lan Tang, Xue-Feng Jiang, Xiao-Ping Yuan, Yong Liu, Lin Zhang, Xiao-Feng Tang, Jia-Jia Zhou, Hai-Gang Li, Jian-Pei Fang, Lin Xue

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2014 ;15(21):9395-404.

 

Primary vaginal yolk sac tumor is a rare malignancy in the pediatric population, and a diagnostic challenge and appropriate initial treatment remains unsolved. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinicopathologic features, treatment and prognosis of this tumor.

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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Active Surveillance, Bleomycin, Carboplatin, Etoposide, or Cisplatin in Treating Pediatric and Adult Patients With Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Extragonadal Embryonal Carcinoma; Grade 2 Immature Ovarian Teratoma; Grade 3 Immature Ovarian Teratoma; Malignant Germ Cell Tumor; Stage I Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage I Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage I Ovarian Teratoma; Stage I Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage I Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Stage I Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage I Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage II Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage II Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage II Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage II Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Stage II Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage II Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage III Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage III Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage III Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage III Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Stage III Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage III Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage IV Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage IV Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage IV Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Testicular Mixed Choriocarcinoma and Embryonal Carcinoma; Testicular Mixed Choriocarcinoma and Teratoma; Testicular Mixed Choriocarcinoma and Yolk Sac Tumor

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2017

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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: 5 Oct 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: 15 Aug 2017

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