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Metastatic teratoma associated with an intra-abdominal abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3396287     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of metastatic testicular teratoma is reported where histological evidence of metastatic disease was obtained 12 years after orchidectomy. The patient had presented again 2 years earlier but the presence of a large intra-abdominal abscess delayed the diagnosis of recurrence. At no time were the serum levels of alpha-fetoprotein or beta human chorionic gonadotrophin elevated.
K S Dunn; J R Goepel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical radiology     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0009-9260     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Radiol     Publication Date:  1988 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-09-08     Completed Date:  1988-09-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306016     Medline TA:  Clin Radiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield.
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MeSH Terms
Abscess / complications*
Radiography, Abdominal
Retroperitoneal Neoplasms / radiography,  secondary*
Teratoma / radiography,  secondary*,  surgery
Testicular Neoplasms / surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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