Intratubular germ cell neoplasia, abbreviated ITGCN or IGCN and also known as testicular intratubular germ cell neoplasia and intratubular germ cell neoplasia of the testis, is considered a precursor lesion for many types of testicular germ cell tumors.
The common, unspecified variant of the entity was once considered to be a carcinoma in situ although the term "carcinoma in situ" is no longer preferred for ITGCN, unspecified type (ITGCNU) lesions because they are not epithelial lesions.
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