Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor

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Title: Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
Description: Extragonadal germ cell tumor; drawing shows parts of the body where extragonadal germ cell tumors may form, including the pineal gland in the brain, the mediastinum (the area between the lungs), and the retroperitoneum (the area behind the abdominal organs). Also shown are the heart and peritoneum.

Extragonadal germ cell tumors form in parts of the body other than the gonads (testicles or ovaries). This includes the pineal gland in the brain, the mediastinum (area between the lungs), and retroperitoneum (the back wall of the abdomen).
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Nervous System
Anatomy -- Respiratory/Thoracic System
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR770176
Date Created: March 18, 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