Bilateral pulmonary nodules after the successful treatment of a mediastinal seminoma

Encarnacion Santos Reche, Gema Bruixola, Carmen Salvador, Nuria Mancheño, Oscar Niño, Corina Escoin, Jorge Aparicio


Germ cell tumors are unusual, but they represent the most common neoplasm in young men. Since the introduction of cisplatin-based chemotherapy, most cases are expected to be cured today. Intensive monitoring of these patients during follow-up is required to rule out relapses or late complications of therapy. We present the case of a 21-year-old male who developed extensive lung dissemination by Langerhans cell histiocytosis eight months after the successful treatment of a bulky mediastinal seminoma.  


Seminoma; Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis; Lung Nodules

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