Recurrent Dysgerminoma After 33 Years

Ian E. Haines, Max A. Schwarz, Roger A. Sinclair, Andrew G. Ostor

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Abstract

Summary: Surgery with or without radiotherapy produces a high cure rate in localized pure dysgerminoma of the ovary. Recurrence rates are low, and usually occur within 2 years. We report the case of a 58‐year‐old para 1 who developed recurrent pure dysgerminoma 33 years after initial surgery. The need for long‐term follow‐up of these patients is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-129
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1985

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