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2011, Volume 27, Number 3, Page(s) 266-267     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2011.01088
Germ Cell Tumor Located in the Midline of the Anterior Neck
Tatyana PIRDOPSKA, Ivan TERZIEV, Sv. HRISTOVA, W. MLADENOVSKY, R. PETKOV
Department of Pathology, Medical University, SOFIA, BULGARIA
Keywords: Germ cell tumor, Extragonadal localization

Primary germ cell tumors involving midline of the anterior neck are extremely rare. Here we report a 68-year-old male who was operated due to a mass lesion in the anterior neck with infiltration of the isthmus of the thyroid gland. Histopathological examination revealed a germ cell tumor with extragonadal localization in the anterior neck infiltrating the isthmus of the thyroid gland.

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