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Adenocarcinomas arising from primary retroperitoneal teratoma in an adult female patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17010019     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Presented herein is a case of primary retroperitoneal teratoma with adenocarcinomatous transformation predominantly composed of signet ring cell carcinoma and intestinal-type adenocarcinoma in a 36-year-old woman. Retroperitoneum is an infrequent location for teratoma in adults and malignant transformation is exceptionally rare. Clinical manifestations, radiological studies, laboratory investigation, and pathological findings of this case are described. To the best of the authors' knowledge, 16 adult cases of primary retroperitoneal teratoma with malignant change have been reported in the literature. Herein is reported the first case of malignant teratoma with prominent component of signet ring cell carcinoma.
Authors:
Pei-Yi Chu; Tsung-Han Teng; Chin-Cheng Lee; Yuh-Yu Chou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0919-8172     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Urol.     Publication Date:  2006 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-10-02     Completed Date:  2006-11-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440237     Medline TA:  Int J Urol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1352-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / pathology*,  radiography,  secondary
Adult
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Lymphatic Metastasis
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / pathology*,  radiography
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography
Teratoma / pathology*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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