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Yolk sac tumor of the ovary: CT findings

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Authors
Choi, Hyuck Jae; Moon, Min Hoan; Kim, Seung Hyup; Cho, Jeong Yeon; Jung, Dae Chul; Hong, Sung Ran
Issue Date
2008-02-07
Publisher
Springer Verlag
Citation
Abdom Imaging. 33(6):736-739
Keywords
AdolescentAdultChildContrast Media/diagnostic useEndodermal Sinus Tumor/*radiographyFemaleHumansIohexol/analogs & derivatives/diagnostic useObserver VariationOvarian Neoplasms/*radiographyOvary/*radiographyRadiographic Image Enhancement/methodsRetrospective StudiesTomography, Spiral Computed/*methodsYoung Adult
Abstract
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to evaluate computed tomographic (CT) findings of pathologically proven yolk sac tumors of the ovary. METHODS: Two radiologists retrospectively evaluated CT findings of 10 yolk sac tumors in consensus. The presence of bright dot sign; laterality; presence of necrosis; size, margin, and shape of the mass were analyzed. RESULTS: Mean age of patients was 22 years (ranging from 11 to 34 years). Mean size of the tumors was 14 cm (ranging from 11.1 to 18.5 cm). All 10 tumors showed bright dot sign, necrotic portion, and smooth margin in post-contrast CT scan. All the tumors were unilateral. Nine of 10 tumors showed oval shape. CONCLUSIONS: On CT scans, ovarian yolk sac tumors appeared as large, unilateral, smooth marginated mass with bright dot sign and necrotic portion.
ISSN
1432-0509 (Electronic)
Language
English
URI
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=18253781

http://www.springerlink.com/content/rh6141gv033781q4/fulltext.pdf

http://hdl.handle.net/10371/67840
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00261-007-9355-5
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