PMID: 41764Sep 1, 1979

The endodermal sinus tumor: special features

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
R S AzouryR F Muawwad

Abstract

Eight cases of endermal sinus tumor, two extragonadal and six gonadal, seen at the American University of Beirut are reviewed. Three of them present special clinical and pathologic features that further substantiate the extraembryonic origin of this teratoid tumor and its association with dysgenetic gonads. We consider the two histologic types, endodermal sinus pattern and polyvesicular vitelline architecture, to be part of the same tumor. The prognosis in this series was unfavorable.

Citations

Feb 1, 1977·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·G K Jimerson, J D Woodruff
Jan 1, 1977·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·G K Jimerson, J D Woodruff
Feb 1, 1976·Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey·K Ireland, J D Woodruff
Jul 1, 1973·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·E J WilkinsonT A Hosty
Jan 1, 1974·The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Commonwealth·J O Beilby, P J Todd
Jun 1, 1970·Cancer·R W HUNTINGTON, W K Bullock
Jun 1, 1970·Cancer·R W HUNTINGTON, W K Bullock

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