Nodal gliomatosis and alpha-fetoprotein production. Two unusual facets of grade I ovarian teratoma.


We describe the case of a 10-month-old infant who had a grade I solid teratoma of the ovary. It is remarkable that the tumor was accompanied by nodal gliomatosis and elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) level. To our knowledge, this is the first description of nodal gliomatosis in the absence of gliomatosis peritonei, and the fifth report of elevated… (More)


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