Ovarian and Genital Tract Neoplasms

  • Carmen Capito
  • Daniel Orbach
  • Sabine Sarnacki


Neonatal tumors occur every 12,500–27,500 live births and ovarian and female genital tract tumors are reported as rare cases in the literature.

Ovarian tumor is an exceptional condition in neonates and, in contrast to older children, sex-cord-stromal tumors are the most frequently reported symptomatic neoplasms.

Considering gynecological neoplasms, a vaginal bleeding in a female neonate should always alert on the risk of vaginal malignant neoplasm with rhabdomyosarcoma and malignant germ cell tumors as the first tumoral types encountered.

Neonatal tumors occur every 12,500–27,500 live births and ovarian and female genital tract tumors are reported as rare cases in the literature.

Ovarian tumor is an exceptional condition in neonates and, in contrast to older children, sex-cord-stromal tumors are the most frequently reported symptomatic neoplasms.

Considering gynecological neoplasms, a vaginal bleeding in a female neonate should always alert on the risk of vaginal malignant neoplasm with rhabdomyosarcoma and malignant germ cell tumors as the first tumoral types encountered


Neonatal ovarian tumors Gynaecological tract neoplasms Vaginal tumors Surgical management Outcomes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Surgery, AP-HPHôpital Necker Enfants-Malades, Université Paris DescartesParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric, Adolescent, Young AdultInstitut CurieParisFrance

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