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Pediatr Surg Int. 2012 Sep;28(9):931-4. doi: 10.1007/s00383-012-3153-z.

Yolk sac tumor of the vulva: a case report with recurrence after long-term follow-up.

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  • 1Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1-7-1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852-8501, Japan. kyomochiduki-gi@umin.ac.jp


A yolk sac tumor (YST) of the vulva is extremely rare and highly malignant with recurrence frequently occurring within a year. This report presents the 13th known case of vulvar YST, with recurrence occurring after the longest known follow-up period so far reported in the literature.

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