Primary Embryonal Lung Carcinoma and Testicular Seminoma in the Same Patient Ten-Years Later: Case-Report and Literature Review


Primary germ cell tumors of lung are extremely rare. The prognosis is usually poor, with various symptoms seriously affecting quality of life. In this paper we describe the unique case of a patient affected by an embryonal carcinoma of lung and a testicular seminoma after ten years. We also report literature about pulmonary extragonadal germ cell tumors.

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P. Rescigno, G. Di Lorenzo, L. Raimondo, C. D’Aniello, E. Matano, V. Damiano, L. Nappi, L. Puglia, A. Petremolo, P. Federico and G. Palmieri, "Primary Embryonal Lung Carcinoma and Testicular Seminoma in the Same Patient Ten-Years Later: Case-Report and Literature Review," Open Journal of Urology, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2012, pp. 83-86. doi: 10.4236/oju.2012.22016.

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