Testicular germ cell tumours

Testicular germ cell tumours account for 90% of primary tumours of the testes. They are the most common nonhaematologic malignancy in men 15-49 years old.

They are divided into:

Testicular germ cell tumors may "burn out" after metastasising, only leaving a small calcific intratesticular focus behind.

Germ cell tumours
Ultrasound - testicular and scrotal
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Article information

rID: 12799
System: Urogenital
Tag: testes, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Testicular germ cell tumour
  • Testicular germ cell tumors
  • Testicular germ cell tumor
  • Germ cell tumours of the testes
  • Germ cell tumors of the testes

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Cases and figures

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    Case 1: seminoma
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    Case 2: mixed germ cell tumour
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    Case 3: teratoma
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    Case 4: metastatic mixed germ cell tumour of the testicle
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