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Primary yolk sac tumor originating from the endometrium: A case report and literature review.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2019

Yolk sac tumors (YSTs) are malignant germ cell tumors that secrete alpha-fetoprotein (AFP). These tumors commonly develop in infants, young children, and young women and often originate in the gonads. Primary endometrial YST is a very rare malignancy, and a primary endometrial YST ...

Is fertility sparing surgery a treatment option for young patients with yolk sac tumor?
Last Updated: Mar 05, 2019

Yolk sac tumor (YST) is the third most frequent ovarian germ cell type ovarian tumor. YST occurs primarily in young girls and in women at reproductive age and thus, the preservation of fertility is considered to be a crucial option if possible for these patients. Compared to previous ...

Ovarian yolk sac tumor in postmenopausal females: A case series and a literature review.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018

Ovarian yolk sac tumors (YSTs) are the second most common histologic type of ovarian germ cell tumors. Most patients are adolescent and young women, while cases in postmenopausal women were rarely reported. Due to its rarity, we know little about the treatment and prognosis of postmenopausal ...

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Successful treatment of a primary thoracic dumb-bell yolk sac tumor presenting with severe spinal cord compression: Case report.
Last Updated: Nov 20, 2019

Primary thoracic dumb-bell yolk sac tumor (YST) with both epidural and extraspinal extension is a rare disease with no standard curative managements yet. The objective of this study is to report a primary thoracic dumb-bell YST presenting with severe spinal cord compression successfully ...

Virilization in a Girl Caused by an Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor: A Case Report.
Last Updated: Jul 18, 2019

Yolk sac tumors (YSTs) are rare malignancies that originate from germ cells and rarely present with endocrine symptoms. We report a case of a 13-year-old girl with a YST manifesting as virilization.

Robot-assisted inguinal sentinel lymph node biopsy in primary yolk sac tumor of the vulva.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2019

Primary yolk sac tumor (YST) of the vulva is extremely rare and only introduced in case reports [1]. For those, routine inguinal lymph node dissection (LND) in absence of palpable inguinal lymph node is questionable. To avoid complications of inguinal LND, such as lymphedema, inguinal ...

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