Facebook Icon Twitter icon Instagram icon Feedback

Yolk Sac Tumor : Microcystic Pattern

prev slide 2 of 16 next
No Image
Testes_GCT_YST2_Microcystic.jpg

Close

Comments:
Intracellular vacuoles and microcystic areas may sometimes resemble lipoblasts; however, the tumor cells do not contain lipid. Microcystic pattern often coexists with other architectural patterns. It is now believed based on the recent studies that yolk sac tumor is a unilaterally developed teratoma that attempts to recapitulate the appearance of embryonic yolk sac.

prev slide 2 of 16 next