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A nationwide study of granulosa cell tumors in pre- and postpubertal girls: missed diagnosis of endocrine manifestations worsens prognosis.

Authors
  • Kalfa, N
  • Patte, C
  • Orbach, D
  • Lecointre, C
  • Pienkowski, C
  • Philippe, F
  • Thibault, E
  • Plantaz, D
  • Brauner, R
  • Rubie, H
  • Guedj, A M
  • Ecochard, A
  • Paris, F
  • Jeandel, C
  • Baldet, P
  • Sultan, C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
18
Issue
1
Pages
25–31
Identifiers
PMID: 15679066
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study highlights the critical role of early diagnosis of OGCT in pre- and postpubertal girls, particularly at the first seemingly banal signs of endocrine disorder. Peritoneal spread of the tumor may thereby be prevented, which improves the prognosis.

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