8] The histopathologic differential diagnoses of malignant urogenital mesotheliomas includes metastatic adenocarcinoma, papillary mesothelial hyperplasia, carcinoma of the rete testis and embryonal carcinoma.
What does EC stand for?
EC stands for Embryonal Carcinoma
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Foci of seminoma, germinoma, choriocarcinoma, and embryonal carcinoma are not present.
Granulosa cell tumors elevate inhibin levels while embryonal carcinomas increase AFP and HCG.
In April 2000, he had been admitted to urology clinic because of painless left testicular mass and diagnosed as having metastatic testicular embryonal carcinoma with normal beta human chorionic gonadotropin KG) levels and markedly elevated levels of a-fetoprotein (9204 IU/mL, normal: 0.
The different subtypes of this entity are made up of seminomas and nonseminomatous germ cell tumors (ie, embryonal carcinoma, choriocarcinoma, yolk sac tumors, mixed germ cell tumors, mature and immature teratomas).
Patient 3 had a testis mass removed, which was pure embryonal carcinoma with vascular channel invasion.
Professor Andrews was one of the first researchers in Britain to study the human ES cell lines and his work on human ES cells follows pioneering work in the study of human Embryonal Carcinoma cells, a malignant equivalent of human ES cells, which defined many tools that now underpin the study of human ES cells.
This profile is not typical of an embryonal carcinoma or a primary lung tumour, but could be consistent with a GCT with yolk sac-like features.