Endodermal sinus tumor of the parotid gland in a child

Endodermal sinus tumor of the parotid gland in a child

Author Sredni, S. T. Google Scholar
Da Cunha, I. W. Google Scholar
De Carvalho, N. P. Google Scholar
Magrin, J. Google Scholar
Pinto, CAL Google Scholar
Lopes, L. F. Google Scholar
Institution Hosp Canc
Ludwig Inst Canc Res
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract We report a case of a 16-month-old girl with a primary endodermal sinus tumor (EST) of the parotid gland. the girl was admitted to the hospital with a left side cervical tumor with a quick growth (within 3 wk). the tumor was surgically resected. the gross examination showed a 7.0-cm hemorrhagic and fragmentized mass. Diagnosis of an EST was established on the hematoxylin and eosin-stained slides from the resected material. Elevated serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) levels were detected and follow-up examinations of the patient did not show ESTs in other locations or other manifestations due to the tumor. the patient received chemotherapy after the surgery and remained alive without evidence of disease at the time of this writing (2 years after the diagnosis). As far as we know, this is the second report in the literature of a parotid gland's EST.
Keywords childhood cancer
endodermal sinus tumor
parotid gland
yolk sac tumor
Language English
Date 2004-01-01
Published in Pediatric and Developmental Pathology. New York: Springer-verlag, v. 7, n. 1, p. 77-80, 2004.
ISSN 1093-5266 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Springer
Extent 77-80
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10024-003-4048-8
Access rights Closed access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000220975300012
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/27538

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