Testicular mixed germ cell tumours

Testicular mixed germ cell tumours are, as the name suggests, testicular tumours composed of two or more types of germ cell tumour. They are considered to be part of non-seminomatous germ cell tumours, as it is that component which dictates prognosis and treatment. 

Overall they account for over 10% of all testicular cancers (15% of all testicular germ cell tumours which account for 90% of all testicular cancers) 1.

Epidemiology, clinical presentation and radiographic features will therefore reflect the underlying components. Similarly treatment and prognosis will be dictated by the the most malignant component. Please refer to:

See also

Germ cell tumours
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Article Information

rID: 11097
System: Urogenital
Tags: testes, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Testicular mixed germ cell tumors
  • Mixed germ cell tumours of the testes
  • Testicular mixed germ cell tumour
  • Testicular mixed germ cell tumor
  • Mixed germ cell tumours of the testis
  • Mixed germ cell tumors of the testis

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    Case 1 : metastatic mixed germ cell tumour of testis
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