Yolk sac tumor of vagina.

@article{Deshmukh2005YolkST,
  title={Yolk sac tumor of vagina.},
  author={Chetan D. Deshmukh and Ashish Bakshi and Roshni Bhagwat and Purna Kurkure},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={72 4},
  pages={367}
}
Yolk sac tumors are common in children. By virtue of being chemosensitive, they are amenable to cure by chemotherapy alone and radical surgery is often not required. Yolk sac tumors occurring in the vagina are rare and thus may not be recognized early or may be inadvertently subjected to radical surgery. The authors report a case that presented to them after radical surgery with elevated Alpha-fetoprotein level is reported. The management of this case and review of the relevant literature are… CONTINUE READING