Ovarian Mixed Germ Cell Tumor in Childhood: A Rare Case Report

  • S T Chavan Government Medical College and Cancer Hospital, Aurangabad,Maharashtra, India
  • Narendra G Patil Government Medical College and Cancer Hospital,Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
  • V Y Kalyankar Government Medical College and Cancer Hospital,Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
  • M R Waikar Government Medical College and CancerHospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
Keywords: Dysgerminoma, Fertility preservation, Malignant ovarian mixed germ cell tumor, Precocious puberty, Yolk sac tumor

Abstract

Germ cell tumor is a rare malignancy accounting for 3% of all pediatric tumor. The mixed germ cell tumor is still rare. They affect mainly young girls and women, Due to this, the conservation of reproductive potential is a great concern. We report a rare case of a 7-year-old girl who presented with peripheral pseudoprecocious puberty having mixed malignant ovarian germ cell tumor of both yolk sac tumor with dysgerminoma.

Author Biographies

S T Chavan, Government Medical College and Cancer Hospital, Aurangabad,Maharashtra, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Gynaecology,

Narendra G Patil, Government Medical College and Cancer Hospital,Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Assistant Professor, Department of Gynaecology, 

V Y Kalyankar, Government Medical College and Cancer Hospital,Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Associate Professor, Department of Gynaecology, 

M R Waikar, Government Medical College and CancerHospital, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Professor, Department of Gynaecology,

Published
2016-10-30