Ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma producing alpha-fetoprotein: case report


Cetin A., Bahat Z., Cikesiz P., Demirbag N., Yavuz E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.28, ss.241-244, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GYNAECOLOGICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.241-244

Özet

Background: Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a useful tumor marker for germ cell tumors of the ovary and is valuable for both diagnosis and follow-up. However, it is very rare for an epithelial ovarian carcinoma to secrete AFP.