Non-seminomatous germ cell tumor of testis

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Synonyms: Non-dysgerminomatous germ cell tumor of testis | Testicular non seminomatous germ cell tumor | Testicular non-dysgerminomatous germ cell tumor

A form of testicular germ cell tumor occurring in the third decade of life with a usually painless unilateral mass in the scrotum or in some cases with gynaecomastia and/or back and flack pain. The clinical course is more aggressive than testicular seminomatous germ cell tumors with rapid involvement of blood vessels and a poorer prognosis. Histologically the tumour can be either undifferentiated (embryonal carcinoma) differentiated (teratoma yolk sac tumor choriocarcinoma) or can consist of a mixture of seminomatous and nonseminomatous components.

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