Choriocarcinoma

Diagnosis

  • AFP/ß-hCG: one or both are elevated in 80% of mediastinal germ cell tumors

Clinical Presentations

  • Metastases to Lungs (see [[Lung Nodule or Mass]]): hematogenous dissemination to lungs
    • “Halo” lesions (seen in choriocarcinoma): lower-lobe predilection

References

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