Vaginal yolk sac tumor in a nine-month-old female child

Croat Med J. 1998 Mar;39(1):66-8.


A case of yolk sac tumor in a nine-month-old girl is presented. Vaginal hemorrhage was observed during the patient's check-up at the Bjelovar Children's Outpatient Clinic. The patient was referred to the Department of Pediatrics at the Zagreb University Hospital, where an endodermal tumor of the vaginal yolk sac was diagnosed. The patient underwent surgery, followed by chemotherapy. She is now 3.5 years old, in good general health and under regular control.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Endodermal Sinus Tumor* / diagnosis
  • Endodermal Sinus Tumor* / therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Vaginal Neoplasms* / diagnosis
  • Vaginal Neoplasms* / therapy