Dysgerminoma

  • Etiology: germ cell tumor of ovary
  • Clinical: LDH is tumor marker, most common germ cell tumor of ovary (second most common is yolk sac tumor), adolescent -> young adults

Cases of Dysgerminoma

US and CT of ovarian dysgerminoma with torsion
Transverse and sagittal US of the pelvis (above) shows an echogenic and inhomgenous solid mass superior to the bladder. Neither ovary could be visualized. Axial CT with contrast of the abdomen shows a solid non-enhancing midline mass. The mass was found to be tossed in the operating room.