Document Type : Case Report


1 Hematology and Medical Oncology Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

2 Department of Pathology, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

3 Hematology Research Center, Hematology and Medical Oncology Department, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran


Primary mediastinal germ cell tumors accounts for about 3%-15% of the mediastinal malignancies. Nonseminomatous tumors make a small percentage of germ cell tumors. Treatment of mediastinal choriocarcinoma includes initial systemic chemotherapy, followed by complete resection of all residual tumors. However, patients with nonseminomatous tumors have very poor prognosis.


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Namdari N, Anbardar MH, Dehghani M. Primary mediastinal choriocarcinoma in a female patient with vaginal bleeding: a case report. Middle East J Cancer. 2022;13(2):372- 6. doi: 10.30476/mejc.2021. 86529.1348.

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