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Yolk sac tumor
Review Articles from PubMed
To report a rare case of endometrial yolk sac tumor (YST) and review published cases of YST of the endometrium.
Mixed germ cell tumors (MGCTs) usually occur in children. In the present report, we discuss an extremely rare case of adult-onset MGCT composed mainly of yolk sac tumor (YST) around the pineal gland.
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 ...
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
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 ...
Yolk sac tumor (YST) is a malignant tumor derived from germ cells and usually occurs in the gonads. Extra-gonadal YST is most commonly seen in the vagina of children, but rarely in the cervix, vulva and endometrium. Primary YST of endometrium was extremely rare, standard treatment ...
Disorders of sex development are congenital conditions with atypical chromosomal, gonadal, or anatomical sex development. Gonadal dysgenesis in patients containing a Y chromosome have a high risk of developing germ cell tumors with potential for malignant transformation.