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Dysgerminoma Markers
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Dysgerminoma Markers

dysgerminoma is a type of germ cell ovarian neoplasm, and is the most common type of malignant germ cell ovarian carcinoma. Most dysgerminomas occur in adolescence and early adult life; about 5% occur in pre-pubertal children. Dysgerminoma is extremely rare after age 50.

LDH (lactic dehydrogenase)

  • the first report to document the utility of serial LDH measurements in detecting disease recurrence in patients with ovarian dysgerminoma. PMID: 1541442
  • can be considered as an enzymatic tumor marker of ovarian dysgerminoma, for diagnosis, prognosis, and surveillance. PMID: 6469085

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