Yolk sac tumor

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Yolk sac tumor

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 66 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Right Ventricular Heart Failure from a Cardiac Yolk Sac Tumor.
 

Author(s): Nicholas Isom, Aniket S Rali, Ivan Damjanov, Kevin Hubbard, Joel Grigsby, Kamal Gupta

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BACKGROUND Cardiac involvement by a malignant tumor is rare. However, this is a case of right heart failure due to cardiac metastasis from a yolk sac tumor. Although a few case reports of cardiac metastasis from yolk sac tumors have been published, to our knowledge this is the first ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Bilateral lung metastases unveils an asymptomatic sacrococcygeal yolk sac tumor.
 

Author(s): Krishnendu Mondal, Rupali Mandal

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;60(4):565-567.

 

Sacrococcygeal yolk sac tumor is an uncommon pediatric neoplasm. It usually presents with intra-abdominal or gluteal pain and mass. At later stage, it disseminates to regional nodes and distant organs. We describe one such neoplasm in an 18-month-old male child who turned symptomatic ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Yolk sac primary tumor of mediastino: a rare case in a young adult.
 

Author(s): Lorena Luryann Cartaxo da Silva, Fernanda Sasaki Vergilio, Diva Carvalho Collarile Yamaguti, Isabela Azevedo Nicodemos da Cruz, Joana Angrisani Granato Queen

Journal: Einstein (Sao Paulo). ;15(4):496-499.

 

Germ cell tumors are rare neoplasms that mostly occur in the gonads, although they can also affect other body sites, especially the anterior mediastinum (50 to 70% of all extragonadal germ cell tumors). We report a case of a primary mediastinal yolk sac tumor, a rare and aggressive ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Yolk sac tumor" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ovarian yolk sac tumor in postmenopausal females: A case series and a literature review.
 

Author(s): Yao Wang, Jiaxin Yang, Mei Yu, Dongyan Cao, Ying Zhang, Xuan Zong, Keng Shen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Aug;97(33):e11838.

 

Ovarian yolk sac tumors (YSTs) are the second most common histologic type of ovarian germ cell tumors. Most patients are adolescent and young women, while cases in postmenopausal women were rarely reported. Due to its rarity, we know little about the treatment and prognosis of postmenopausal ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[A case report for primary yolk sac tumor of endometrium].
 

Author(s): Yuan Hu, Fei Zeng, Min Xue, Songshu Xiao

Journal: Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2016 Dec;41(12):1362-1365.

 

A case of primary yolk sac tumor of endometrium was retrospectively analyzed and relevant literature was systematically reviewed. We found that the primary yolk sac tumor of endometrium showed low incidence rate and was clinically characterized by abnormal vaginal bleeding, intrauterine ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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 AJCC v6 and v7; Stage I Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma AJCC v6 and v7; Stage I Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor AJCC v6 and v7; Stage II Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage II Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage II Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage II Testicular Choriocarcinoma AJCC v6 and v7; Stage II Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma AJCC v6 and v7; Stage II Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor AJCC v6 and v7; Stage III Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage III Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage III Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage III Testicular Choriocarcinoma AJCC v6 and v7; Stage III Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma AJCC v6 and v7; Stage III Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor AJCC v6 and v7; 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: 3 Aug 2018

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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: 5 Sep 2018

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Role of Axumin PET Scan in Germ Cell Tumor
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Testis Cancer; Germ Cell Tumor; Testicular Cancer; Germ Cell Tumor of Testis; Germ Cell Tumor, Testicular, Childhood; Testicular Neoplasms; Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Testicular Diseases; Germ Cell Cancer Metastatic; Germ Cell Neoplasm of Retroperitoneum; Germ Cell Cancer, Nos

 

Last Updated: 1 May 2018

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