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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Neurosurgery|
|Publication status||Published - 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology