Malignant germ cell tumor of the corpus uteri

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Synonyms: Germ cell cancer of the corpus uteri

Malignant germ cell tumor of the corpus uteri is an extremely rare uterine neoplasm characterized by a typically polypoid mass deriving from primordial germ cells localized in the endometrium. Presentation is non-specific and often includes abnormal vaginal bleeding and/or discharge a mass protruding from the vagina abdominal and/or pelvic pain or less commonly difficulty passing stool and perianal pain. The malignant teratoma and yolk sac tumor histological subtypes are the most common.

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