Vagina
Malignant tumors
Yolk sac tumor


Topic Completed: 1 March 2003

Revised: 12 February 2020

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PubMed Search: Yolk sac tumor vagina

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Aka endodermal sinus tumor
  • Girls under age 2, posterior wall of vagina or fornices
  • Simulates botryoid rhabdomyosarcoma clinically
Treatment
  • Surgery, multidrug chemotherapy, possibly radiation therapy
Positive stains
Negative stains
  • LeuM1
Differential diagnosis
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