Primary yolk sac tumor within the lateral ventricle.

  title={Primary yolk sac tumor within the lateral ventricle.},
  author={Hitoshi Tsugu and Shinya Oshiro and Yushi Ueno and Hiroshi Abe and Fuminari Komatsu and Seisaburo Sakamoto and Shinji Matsumoto and Kazuki Nabeshima and Takeo Fukushima and Tooru Inoue},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={49 11},
A 13-year-old girl presented with an exceedingly rare case of primary yolk sac tumor located within the lateral ventricle, manifesting as headache, nausea, and diplopia. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a 4-cm-diameter solid enhanced mass within the left inferior horn of the lateral ventricle. The tumor was removed subtotally via left middle temporal corticotomy. The histological and immunohistochemical diagnosis was pure yolk sac tumor. The serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) level was elevated… CONTINUE READING

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