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Unusual location of ovarian mixed germ cell tumor
  3. B. DANESHBODI* and
  1. *Gynecology Oncology Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  2. †Pathology Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  1. Address correspondence and reprint requests to: Fatemeh Ghaemmaghami, 2nd Floor, Department of Gynecology Oncology, Vali-e-Asr Hospital, Keshavarz Blvd., Tehran 14194, Iran. Email: valrec2{at}, a3064{at}, ftghaemmagh{at}


Intra-abdominal unusual location of mixed germ cell tumor of ovary, which consisted of endodermal sinus tumor and immature teratoma components, has been reported. Patient was a 21-year-old girl with a chief complaint of abdominal pain and mass. Ultrasound and computed tomography scan showed lobulated cystic mass. Laparotomy was performed, and due to specific localization, in which tumor localized as a tumoral bridge between two ovaries, we just performed maximal fertility-sparing surgery by preserving ovaries, tubes, and uterus. After that, four courses of chemotherapy (bleomycin, etoposide, and cis-platinum) were done to cure her. The alfa-fetoprotein became negative after three courses of chemotherapy, and she is under observation for the time being.

  • endodermal sinus tumor
  • fertility-sparing surgery
  • germ cell tumor
  • teratoma
  • tumor marker
  • yolk sac tumor

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