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Table 1. Clinical characteristics of 24 children with stage II testicular malignant germ cell tumors

From: Survival analysis of children with stage II testicular malignant germ cell tumors treated with surgery or surgery combined with adjuvant chemotherapy

Characteristic Number of patients (%)
Treatment  
  Surgery alone 21 (87.5)
  Surgery combined with adjuvant chemotherapy 3 (12.5)
Age (years)  
  < 2 9 (37.5)
2 15 (62.5)
Pathologic type  
  Yolk sac tumor 20 (83.3)
  Seminoma 1 (4.2)
  Embryonal carcinoma 1 (4.2)
  Teratoma with malignant epithelial component 1 (4.2)
  Mixed germ cell tumor (yolk sac tumor and embryonal carcinoma) 1 (4.2)
Tumor size (cm)  
  < 6 15 (62.5)
6 9 (37.5)
Preoperative AFP level (ng/mL)  
  < 10,000 12 (52.2)
10,000 11 (47.8)
Time of AFP level decline to normal  
  < 1 month 4 (19.0)
1 month 17 (81.0)
  1. AFP, alpha-fetoprotein.