Primary yolk sac tumor (endodermal sinus tumor) of the vulva: case report and review of the literature


Basgul A., Gokaslan H., Kavak Z. N. , Eren F. T. , Bozkurt N.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY, vol.27, no.4, pp.395-398, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-398

Abstract

Introduction: Endodermal sinus tumor (EST) or primary yolk sac tumor (YST) of the vulva is extremely rare and a highly malignant germ cell tumor. Only nine cases of vulvar YST have been reported to the world literature to date. We present the tenth case of endodermal sinus tumor of the vulva.