All of the following are germ cell tumours except?
A. Mesonephroid tumors
D. Endodermal sinus tumour
Correct answer: A. Mesonephroid tumors
Ovarian 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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