Retroperitoneal germ cell tumor in postmenopausal woman

Marco Carini, Roberto Bertini, Cesare Selli, Donata Villari, Guido Barbagli, Giovanni Grechi

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A fifty-four-year-old woman presented with right renal colic and three months later a retroperitoneal tumor was diagnosed. After explorative laparotomy with biopsy, which showed a germ cell tumor, the patient received external beam radiotherapy, but died of metastatic diffusion nine months later. We believe this is a rare occurrence of a germ cell tumor in a postmenopausal woman.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)560-562
Number of pages3
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology


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