Yolk sac tumor

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Yolk sac tumor

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 33 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Yolk sac tumor of the temporal bone: an unusual presentation as hydrocephalus.
 

Author(s): Mukund Sable, Aanchal Kakkar, Richa Ranjan, Ajay Garg, Sameer Bakhshi, Mehar Chand Sharma

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(6):679-81.

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2015

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CT findings of intrarenal yolk sac tumor with tumor thrombus extending into the inferior vena cava: a case report.
 

Author(s): ShaoChun Lin, XueHua Li, CanHui Sun, ShiTing Feng, ZhenPeng Peng, SiYun Huang, ZiPing Li

Journal: Korean J Radiol. ;15(5):641-5.

 

Yolk sac tumor (YST) is a rare germ cell neoplasm of childhood that usually arises from the testis or ovary. The rare cases of YST in various extragonadal locations have been reported, but the primary intrarenal YST is even more uncommon. Here, we report a case of a primary intrarenal ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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Primary yolk sac tumor of the cerebellar vermis: a case report.
 

Author(s): Asha S Shenoy, Heena M Desai, Devendra K Tyagi, Hemant V Savant, Vikas S Kavishwar, Meenakshi Balasubramaniam

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(2):278-80.

 

Extragonadal germ cell tumors are rare and comprise 2-5% of all germ cell tumors. Seminoma/dysgerminoma, teratoma, yolk sac tumor (YST) and mixed germ cell tumors are few of the extragonadal germ cell tumors arising within the brain. Of these, primary pure YSTs arising in the brain ...

Last Updated: 19 Jun 2014

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

Primary yolk sac tumor of seminal vesicle: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Xu-Dong Yao, Ya-Ping Hong, Ding-Wei Ye, Chao-Fu Wang

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Yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor) is a rare malignant germ cell tumor arising in the testis or ovary. Extragonadal yolk sac tumor is even rarer and has only been described in case reports. Due to the rarity of the tumors, the appropriately optimal treatment remains unclear. ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2012

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Gastric yolk sac tumor: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Yeon Soo Kim, Seok Hyun Kim, Jae Koo Seong, Byung Seok Lee, Hyun Yong Jeong, Kyu Sang Song

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2009 Jun;24(2):143-6.

 

Gastric yolk sac tumors are extremely rare and their prognosis is poor; most patients have widespread metastases at the time of diagnosis. The treatment of gastric yolk sac tumors consists of aggressive chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy and surgery. Here, we first report a case ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2009

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Animal model of human disease: yolk sac carcinoma (endodermal sinus tumor).
 

Author(s): I Damjanov

Journal: Am. J. Pathol.. 1980 Feb;98(2):569-72.

 

Last Updated: 17 Apr 1980

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

Status: Not yet 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: 24 Mar 2015

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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: 10 Apr 2015

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