Prolonged Hypercalcemia Following Resection of Dysgerminoma: A Case Report

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Wald, Abigail; Narasimhan, Sumana; Nieves-Arriba, Lucybeth; Waggoner, Steven; (2009)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Obstetrics and Gynecology International,volume 2,009 (issn: 1687-9589, eissn: 1687-9597)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2796217, doi: 10.1155/2009/956935
  • Subject: RG1-991 | Gynecology and obstetrics | Case Report | Article Subject

Background. Hypercalcemia is a rare but potentially dangerous complication of pediatric cancer. Of the dysgerminoma cases reported to date, associated hypercalcemia is corrected within 2–7 days of tumor resection. Case. A 13-year-old female with an ovarian dysgerminoma ... View more
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