Pseudopapillary pattern in intra-operative squash smear preparations of central nervous system germinomas

ATEŞ D. , KÖSEMEHMETOĞLU K. , ÖNDER S. , Soylemezoglu F.

CYTOPATHOLOGY, vol.25, no.1, pp.45-50, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/cyt.12056
  • Title of Journal : CYTOPATHOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-50


BackgroundAlthough the morphology of central nervous system (CNS) germ cell tumours is very similar to that of gonadal germ cell tumours, some architectural changes may dominate the microscopic appearance of CNS germinomas leading to misdiagnosis at low-power magnification.