Table 1

Summary of the published cases of synchronous or metachronous development of second GCT in patients with primary testicular cancer.

TYPE OF PRESENTATION

LOCALISATION OF SECOND TUMOUR

HISTOLOGY OF SECOND TUMOUR

REFERENCE


Metachronous

Costal bones

SGCT

[8]

Metachronous

Brain and Spleen

NSGCT

[9]

Metachronous

Paracolic

SGCT

[10]

Synchronous

IVC and GI

SGCT

[11]

Metachronous

Pancreas

NSGCT

[12]

Synchronous

Mediastinal

NSGCT

[13]

Metachronous

Subcutaneous

NSGCT

[14]


SGCT: seminomatous germ-cell tumours, NSGCT: non-seminomatous germ-cell tumours, IVC: inferior vena cava, GI: Gastro-intestinal tract.

Mountzios et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2006 6:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-6-8

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