Successful management of a young patient with yolk sac tumour
Keywords:Endodermal sinus tumour, Germ cell tumour, Yolk sac tumour
Yolk sac tumours, synonymous with endodermal sinus tumours, are rare, malignant germ cell neoplasms occurring usually in gonads. Yolk sac tumours are more commonly seen in patients of early age group, the median age being 18 years. We report a case of a yolk sac tumour of the ovary in a 21 year old female, managed by surgery and chemotherapy.
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