PRIMARY MEDIASTINAL YOLK SAC TUMOR: A RARE CASE

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Title PRIMARY MEDIASTINAL YOLK SAC TUMOR: A RARE CASE
 
Creator Ismida, Fitri Dewi
Yanti, Budi
 
Subject Yolk sac tumor, mediastinum, germ cell.
 
Description Background. Yolk sac tumor is a subtype of germ cell tumor which is highly malignant. Mediastinal Yolk sac tumor is also an extragonadal germ cell tumor which is extremely rare and is common in children and young adults. We report a case of a Yolk Sac Tumor in the anterior mediastinum in a 21-year-old male patient.Case. A case of Yolk Sac Tumor in a 21-year-old man with complaints of shortness of breath and chest pain experienced for ± 2 weeks. The CT scan showed the soft tissue with high-density thorax in the anterior mediastinum. The Levels of Alpha Feto Protein (AFP) 2,000 ng / mL and Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (B-HCG) 1.20 mIU / mL. Macroscopically, it appears brownish-gray tissue with a volume of 0.5 ccs. Typical histopathological examination reveals a Yolk Sac tumor.Conclusion. Yolk Sac Tumor as a Mediastinal primary tumor is a rare tumor. The diagnosis must be made not only based on histopathological examination but also based on the patient's age and elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and Beta-Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (B-HCG). Despite there is modern chemotherapy, the prognosis for these tumors is highly poor.Keywords . Yolk sac tumor, mediastinum, germ cell.
 
Publisher Program Studi Kebidanan Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Sebelas Maret
 
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Date 2021-02-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://jurnal.uns.ac.id/placentum/article/view/48155
10.20961/placentum.v9i1.48155
 
Source PLACENTUM: Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan dan Aplikasinya; Vol 9, No 1 (2021): February; 129-135
2620-9969
2303-3746
10.20961/placentum.v9i1
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://jurnal.uns.ac.id/placentum/article/view/48155/30215
 
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