| CASE REPORT
|Year : 2002 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 29-31
Primary pleuro-pulmonary malignant germ cell tumours.
P Vaideeswar, JR Deshpande, NA Jambhekar
Department of Pathology, Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai - 400 012, India., India
Lungs and pleura are rare sites for malignant germ-cell tumours. Two cases, pure yolk-sac tumour and yolk sac-sac tumour/embryonal carcinoma are described in young males who presented with rapid progression of respiratory symptoms. The malignant mixed germ cell tumour occurred in the right lung, while the yolk-sac tumour had a pseudomesotheliomatous growth pattern suggesting a pleural origin. Alpha-foetoprotein was immunohistochemically demonstrated in both.
Department of Pathology, Seth G. S. Medical College, Mumbai - 400 012, India.
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