Eddaoualline H1*, Sami H1, Rais H2, Belbaraka R3, El Omrani A1 and Khouchani M1
1Department of Radiation Oncology, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
2Department of Pathology, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
3Department of Medical Oncology, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
Yolk sac tumor, also called endodermal sinus tumor, is a rare ovarian neoplasm, representing the second ovarian germinal neoplasm subtype after dysgerminoma, it classically occurs in adolescent and young women. We report the case of a 24 years old woman treated in the Department of Radiation Oncology Mohammed VI university hospital of Marrakech, the tumor was revealed by a rapid clinical evolution involving: pelvic distension, intermittent and moderate pelvic pain, without menstrual cycle disorder nor altered general state, the patient had undergone a fertility-sparing surgery, Alpha Fetoprotein (AFP) blood level was 1,119 mg/ml at day 40 after surgery (vs. 52.330 mg/ml before surgery), the young woman had received 4 BEP cycles, normalization of AFP was obtained within 5 weeks after beginning chemotherapy, after 15 months of follow-up the young woman is still in remission.
Yolk sac; Tumor-endodermal; Sinus; Tumor-ovary
Eddaoualline H, Sami H, Rais H, Belbaraka R, El Omrani A, Khouchani M. Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor: A Case Report and Literature Review. Clin Case Rep Int. 2018; 2: 1057.