teratocarcinoma


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teratocarcinoma

 [ter″ah-to-kahr″sĭ-no´mah]
a malignant neoplasm consisting of elements of teratoma with those of embryonal carcinoma or choriocarcinoma,, or both; it is usually found in the testis.

ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma

(ter'ă-tō-kar'si-nō'mă),
1. A malignant teratoma, occurring most commonly in the testis in association with embryonal carcinoma.
2. A malignant epithelial tumor arising in a teratoma.

teratocarcinoma

(tĕr′ə-tō-kär′sə-nō′mə)
n. pl. teratocarcino·mas or teratocarcino·mata (-mə-tə)
A malignant teratoma occurring most commonly in the testis.

ter·a·to·car·ci·no·ma

(ter'ă-tō-kahr'si-nō'mă)
1. A malignant teratoma, occurring most commonly in the testis.
2. A malignant epithelial tumor arising in a teratoma.
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The group reported detecting LINE-1 ORF1p in embryonal carcinoma cells (Ntera2), teratocarcinoma cells (2102Ep), and choriocarcinoma cells (JEG-3).
Of those, seminoma (classical type), embryonal carcinoma, and teratocarcinoma were reported in five, one, and one patient, respectively.
In young adults, seminoma, embryonal carcinoma (EMB Ca), teratoma, and teratocarcinoma are common; however, seminoma is more common in the fourth decade whereas spennatocytic seminoma and lymphoma occur in the elderly.
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Normally produced by the foetal yolk sac, liver, and intestine, elevated levels can be associated with HCC in the appropriate clinical setting.9 High AFP serum levels have been found in 60-70% of patients with HCC; nevertheless, there are other causes of increased levels, such as cirrhosis, lung cancer, biliary cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, teratocarcinoma of the testis, spherocytosis and tyrosinemia.10 Sharieff et al found alpha feto protein elevated in 76% of cases with HCC.11
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