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Ruptured ovarian endodermal sinus tumor diagnosed during pregnancy: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21058449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy complicated by endodermal sinus tumor of the ovary is a very rare event. We present a case report of a pregnant woman with a ruptured primary endodermal sinus tumor of the ovary that was diagnosed at 13 weeks of gestation. After right salpingo-oophorectomy had been performed the patient received four cycles of combination chemotherapy (bleomycin, etoposide, and cisplatin) starting at the 15th week of pregnancy. The patient did not have any evidence of tumor recurrence for 23 months. Her baby did not have any evidence of malformations and showed normal growth and development at 21 months of follow up.
Authors:
Mongkol Benjapibal; Pattama Chaopotong; Chairatana Leelaphatanadit; Atthapon Jaishuen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1447-0756     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-05     Completed Date:  2011-02-11     Revised Date:  2012-01-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1137-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. simbj@mahidol.ac.th
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Endodermal Sinus Tumor / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  surgery
Female
Humans
Ovarian Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  surgery
Ovariectomy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  surgery
Rupture, Spontaneous / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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