Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor

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Title: Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor
Description: Extracranial germ cell tumor; drawing shows parts of the body where extracranial germ cell tumors may form, including the mediastinum (the area between the lungs), retroperitoneum (the area behind the abdominal organs), sacrum, coccyx, testicles (in males), and ovaries (in females). Also shown are the heart and peritoneum.

Extracranial germ cell tumors form in parts of the body other than the brain. This includes the testicles, ovaries, sacrum (lower part of the spine), coccyx (tailbone), mediastinum (area between the lungs), and retroperitoneum (the back wall of the abdomen).
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Anatomy -- Gynecologic
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR770217
Date Created: March 19, 2015
Date Added: April 2, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com