May 1, 1989

Two cases of so-called extragonadal germinal tumor with "probable" retroperitoneal origin

Hinyokika kiyo. Acta urologica Japonica
N MiyaoM Fujita

Abstract

In a rare case of germinal tumor, the patient usually presents complaining of an abdominal mass as an initial symptom without an apparent tumor in his testis. Clinical strategy for such patients is based on that for testicular cancer. However, it often fails to produce a satisfactory response. The poor response may contribute to several "poor prognostic feature" found in most of these patients.

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Benign Neoplasm of Testis
Retroperitoneal Space
Neoplasm of Uncertain or Unknown Behavior of Testis
VBP Protocol 2
Antineoplastic Chemotherapy Protocols
Testis
Testicular Malignant Germ Cell Tumor
Abdomen
Mature Teratoma
Combined Modality Therapy

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