All of the following are germ cell tumours except? – Gynaecology MCQ

All of the following are germ cell tumours except?
A. Mesonephroid tumors
B. Teratoma
C. Dysgerminoma
D. Endodermal sinus tumour

Correct answer: A. Mesonephroid tumors

Ovarian clear cell carcinomaOvarian clear cell carcinoma

  • Germ cell tumours include Teratoma, Dysgerminoma, Endodermal sinus tumour, Embryonal carcinoma, Polyembryoma, Choriocarcinoma and mixed forms.
  • Mesonephroid tumour is an epithelial tumour.
  • It is also known as clear cell carcinoma.
  • It is an uncommon tumour of ovary.
  • It is highly malignant.

Ref: Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology, 15th edition, p373-376.
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