Ovarian masses in the child and adolescent.


Over a five-year period, we treated 16 children ranging in age from 8 weeks to 16 years for ovarian masses. The most frequent clinical manifestation was abdominal pain and/or mass. Ultrasonography correctly localized the lesion and delineated its nature in nine of ten cases. Operation in 15 showed teratoma (six benign, two malignant), endodermal sinus tumor… (More)


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