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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 86-89

Primary paratesticular yolk sac tumor: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Pediatric Hemato Oncology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Prema Menon
R. No. 3103, Level 3 A, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Advanced Pediatric Center, P.G.I.M.E.R., Chandigarh 160 012, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.109363

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Paratesticular germ cell tumors are extremely rare. A 12-month-old boy with yolk sac tumor involving only the paratesticular tissue is reported. Pre-operatively raised alpha fetoprotein levels fell to normal levels after high inguinal orchiectomy. This appears to be the youngest and only the 3 rd case reported in the English literature.






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