Table 2. Histology of Malignant Germ Cell Tumors in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adultsa

Malignant Germ Cell ElementsLocation
SeminomaT
DysgerminomaO
GerminomaE
Yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor)E, O, T
ChoriocarcinomaE, O, T
Embryonal carcinomaE, T
Mixed germ cell tumorsE, O, T

E = extragonadal; O = ovarian; T = testicular.

aModified from Perlman et al.[24]

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