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Types of Ovarian Tumors: Dysgerminoma

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    We have a dysgerminoma next. A dysgerminoma is equivalent to a seminoma in a male. Extremely important. A tumor consisting of large cells with clear cytoplasm and well-defined borders. Dysgerminoma. Also, dysgerminoma and clinical application. If you have a female and the genotype comes back to be XO, at the age of 16, she never had menarche. Sixteeen. That’s pretty old in our society to not have menses. In addition, you take a look at the neck, you call this “webbing of the neck.” You’ve heard of cystic hygroma or cavernous lymphangioma. And there might be coarctation of aorta, pre-ductal. What am I referring to? Good. Turner syndrome. Why am I bringing that up? Why is she infertile? Streak ovaries. What do you think the streak ovaries are? Dysgerminoma. ...

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    The lecture Types of Ovarian Tumors: Dysgerminoma by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Ovarian Diseases.


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    1. Missing X chromosome
    2. Trisomy X
    3. Chromosomal translocation
    4. Trisomy 18
    5. Two or more X chromosomes in a male
    1. Large clear cells with clear cytoplasm and a well-defined border
    2. Solid tumor composed of endometrial-like glands
    3. Cystic tumor filled with mucinous/gelatinous material
    4. Cystic tumor filled with at least 2 or 3 embryological layers
    5. Cystic tumor lined by tall, columnar epithelial cells

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     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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