Testicular embryonal cell carcinoma

Testicular embryonal cell carcinoma is a type of non-seminomatous germ cell tumor


Incidence peaks at around 25-30 years.


It may occur as part of a mixed germ cell tumor (more common and may be present as a component in around 80% of mixed germ cell tumors) or very rarely in pure form. It has components of primitive anaplastic-appearing epithelial cells. 

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rID: 61754
System: Urogenital
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Malignant teratoma undifferentiated (MTU) of testis
  • Embryonal carcinoma of testis
  • Testicular embryonal cell carcinomas
  • Embryonal carcinoma of the testis
  • Testicular embryonal carcinoma

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