Yolk sac tumor of infancy

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


Vaginal bleeding.

Patient Data

Age: 9 months
Gender: Female

There is a lesion in the anterior myometriom that is hypervascular and which shows low resistance diastolic flow


CT scan shows uterine enlargement which is definitely large for infants age.


MRI shows a lobulated mass in the anatomic location of uterus which displays isointense signal on the T1 and slightly hypersignal on the T2 fat sat.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent surgery but the surgeon did not see a mass. Eventually vaginoscopy and biopsy was performed, proving a yolk sac tumor. 

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Case information

rID: 20866
Published: 17th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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