Radiation Oncology/Peds/Germ cell

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EpidemiologyEdit

Rare. 1% of all CNS tumors.

PathologyEdit

  • Germinomas - 60% of intracranial germ cell tumors
    Histologically identical to testicular germinoma.

WorkupEdit

Secreting germinomas may secrete AFP and B-HCG in serum and CSF. MRI of brain and spine.