Encyclopedia of Cancer

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Ovarian Tumors During Childhood and Adolescence

  • Dominik T. Schneider
  • Ulrich Göbel
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_4301-2

Synonyms

Definition

Primary ovarian cancer derived from the germinative, stromal, or epithelial component of the ovary during infancy, childhood, and adolescence.

Characteristics

Ovarian tumors of childhood and adolescence include a broad variety of clinically, histologically, and biologically different entities. The epidemiological patterns differ significantly from those in adult patients. The classical epithelial ovarian carcinoma of adults constitutes a rarity in childhood and adolescence. In contrast, germ cell tumors (GCTs)...

Keywords

Ovarian Tumor Testicular Germ Cell Tumor Granulosa Cell Tumor Sertoli Cell Tumor Pleuropulmonary Blastoma 
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References

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See Also

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinic of PediatricsKlinikum DortmundDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Clinic of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology and ImmunologyHeinrich-Heine-University DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany