Skip navigation

Disease Carcinoma, Embryonal

Name Carcinoma, Embryonal
Synonyms Carcinomas, Embryonal | Embryonal Carcinoma | Embryonal Carcinomas
Definition A highly malignant, primitive form of carcinoma, probably of germinal cell or teratomatous derivation, usually arising in a gonad and rarely in other sites. It is rare in the female ovary, but in the male it accounts for 20% of all testicular tumors. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1595)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D018236
External Links

Top ↑ Ancestors

DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma, Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

None.