Malignant germ cell tumor of the cervix uteri

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Malignant germ cell tumor of the cervix uteri

Synonyms: Cervical germ cell cancer | Cervical malignant germ cell tumor | Germ cell cancer of the cervix uteri

Malignant germ cell tumor of the cervix uteri is an extremely rare uterine neoplasm characterized by a usually polypoid friable tumor deriving from primordial germ cells located in the uterine cervix. Presentation is non-specific and often includes abnormal vaginal bleeding and/or discharge a cervical mass protruding from the vagina abdominal and/or pelvic pain or less commonly difficulty passing stool and perianal pain. Various histological subtypes (incl. dysgerminoma yolk sac tumor choriocarcinoma and malignant teratoma) are reported.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version September 2023.

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