Recurrence of Testicular Germ Cell Tumor as An Angiosarcoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

  • Alpaslan Özgün Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Tolga Tuncel Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Levent Emirzeoglu Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Serkan Çelik Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Oğuz Bilgi Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Abdullah Haholu Department of Pathology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Bülent Karagöz Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
Keywords: Testicular germ cell tumor, recurrence, angiosarcoma

Abstract

Testicular germ cell tumor (TGCT) is the most common malignant tumor among young males. TGCT containing a teratoma component may show differentiation into various histopathological subtypes and may rarely recur as angiosarcoma. The present case had TGCT containing a teratoma component, and tumor recurrence occurred first as cartilage tissue and then as an angiosarcoma in the retroperitoneal area. After the diagnosis
of angiosarcoma was established, the tumor was considered unresectable. The patient received chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The current study presents a rare case of TGCT, and the researchers also conducted a literature review.

Author Biographies

Alpaslan Özgün, Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Tolga Tuncel, Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Levent Emirzeoglu, Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Serkan Çelik, Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Oğuz Bilgi, Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Abdullah Haholu, Department of Pathology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Pathology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Bülent Karagöz, Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Medical Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy Haydarpasa Training Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

CD34 expression in the angiosarcoma tumor cells
Published
2018-09-01
How to Cite
Özgün, A., Tuncel, T., Emirzeoglu, L., Çelik, S., Bilgi, O., Haholu, A., & Karagöz, B. (2018). Recurrence of Testicular Germ Cell Tumor as An Angiosarcoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Disease and Molecular Medicine, 2(1), 12-14. https://doi.org/10.5455/dmm.20140409112401
Section
Case Report

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