Germ cell tumour
Last updated: Friday, 06, August, 2010
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Common sites include testis, ovary, brain and mediastinum. Lesion biopsy.
Intraoperative testicular biopsy, with FS, should only be performed in specialist centres and if immediate orchidectomy is possible on diagnosis of malignancy.
Useful serum markers include alpha fetoprotein, Beta human chorionic gonadotrophin, LD isoenzymes
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