Definition of Embryonal Carcinoma

A non-seminomatous malignant germ cell tumor characterized by the presence of large germ cells with abundant cytoplasm resembling epithelial cells, geographic necrosis, high mitotic activity, and pseudoglandular and pseudopapillary structures formation. It can arise from the testis, ovary, and extragonadal sites (central nervous system and mediastinum).

Embryonal Carcinoma is from the group

Malignant Germ Cell Neoplasm

Other Names for Embryonal Carcinoma

Embryonal Carcinoma


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