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GONZALEZ RIOS, Yisel; ESQUIVEL SOSA, Leidelén  and  JIMENEZ GONZALEZ, Yurisandra. Bilateral ovarian yolk sac tumor in adolescent. MEDISAN [online]. 2023, vol.27, n.4  Epub July 25, 2023. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 15-years-old adolescent is presented, who was assisted at José Luis Miranda University Pediatric Provincial Hospital from Villa Clara, referred from her health area due to an intense pelvic pain for 3 days, nausea and fever of 38.5 °C. After carrying out the clinical exam and the pertinent laboratory tests, it was decided to practice the complete tumor resection. During the procedure a sample for histologic study was taken that confirmed the existence of an ovarian yolk sac tumor, reason why she was operated again to extirpate the contralateral ovary and the infiltrated omentum. Later on polychemotherapy was indicated according to the protocol and the post-treatment clinical course was satisfactory.

Keywords : adolescent; ovarian neoplasms; ovarian yolk sac tumor; germ cells tumor; secondary health care.

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