Association of germ cell tumorsand Hodgkin's disease

Francisco H. Dexeus, Robert Kilbourn, Clayton Chong, Christopher J. Logothetis, Avishay Sella, David Grignon

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Two patients presented with synchronous Hodgkin's disease and testicular germ cellneoplasms. Both patients are in complete remission following treatment with multidrug chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Despite epidemiologic similarities between Hodgkin's disease and tecticular cancer, only 13 cases of their association in the came patient have been reported in the literature, and in all those instances the tumors occurred metachronously. However, the very rare occurrence of synchronous presentation suggests a possible common pathogenetic factor in our 2 patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-134
Number of pages6
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1991
Externally publishedYes


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