Extraneural metastasis of choriocarcinomatous element in pineal germ-cell tumor. Case report

K. Yoshida, S. Toya, M. Ohtani, S. Okui, N. Takenaka, K. Harigaya

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Abstract

A case of pineal germ-cell tumor producing human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) and alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is reported in a 23-year-old man. Extraneural metastasis developed during a course of combined chemotherapy after radiation therapy. Postmortem examination revealed that the metastatic pulmonary tumor was a choriocarcinoma, producing only HCG.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)463-466
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Volume63
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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