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[Malignant germ cell tumor in XY gonadal dysgenesis (Swyer syndrome)].

AbstractUNLABELLED:
Case of a 20-year-old patient with severe abdominal pain, right adnexal mass, positive beta-HCG titre and free fluid in the abdominal cavity, as diagnosed by ultrasound. Laparotomy resulted in a ruptured ovarian tumour (chorionic carcinoma). Despite chemotherapy, the tumour developed fulminant metastases with a follow-up of 3 months.
FINAL DIAGNOSIS:
AuthorsH Spingler, P J Albert, M Schmid, J Müller
JournalGeburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde (Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd) Vol. 50 Issue 6 Pg. 488-90 (Jun 1990) ISSN: 0016-5751 [Print] GERMANY, WEST
Vernacular TitleMaligner Keimzelltumor bei XY-Gonadendysgenesie (Swyer-Syndrom).
PMID1695883 (Publication Type: Case Reports, English Abstract, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human
  • Peptide Fragments
Topics
  • Adult
  • Biomarkers, Tumor (blood)
  • Choriocarcinoma (pathology, surgery)
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin (blood)
  • Chorionic Gonadotropin, beta Subunit, Human
  • Female
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis (pathology)
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis, 46,XY (pathology)
  • Humans
  • Neoplasm Metastasis
  • Ovarian Neoplasms (pathology, surgery)
  • Ovariectomy
  • Ovary (pathology)
  • Peptide Fragments (blood)
  • Rupture, Spontaneous

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