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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 186-189

The growing teratoma syndrome: Current review of the literature


1 Department of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
2 Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA

Correspondence Address:
Louis L Pisters
Department of Urology-1373, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX-77030
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-1591.52910

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Growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) is a rare condition among patients with non-seminomatous germ cell tumors who present with enlarging metastatic masses during appropriate systemic chemotherapy and in the context of normalized serum markers. This article reviews the current pertinent scientific literature on the diagnosis and management of GTS.


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