A rare case of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumor in an Infant with Isosexual Pseudo Puberty and a Revision of Literature : A 9-month-old female with ovarian granulosa cell tumor

A rare case of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumor in an Infant with Isosexual Pseudo Puberty and a Revision of Literature

A 9-month-old female with ovarian granulosa cell tumor

Authors

  • Vincenzo De Sanctis Quisisana Hospital, Ferrara
  • Shayma Ahmed Pediatric Endocrinology Department, Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Ashraf Soliman Pediatric Endocrinology Department, Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Fawzia Alyafei Pediatric Endocrinology Department, Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Nada Alaaraj Pediatric Endocrinology Department, Hamad Medical Corporation
  • Maryam Al Maadheed Pediatrics Endocrinology Department, Sidra Medicine- Doha
  • Colin Clelland Pediatrics Pathology Department, Sidra Medicine, Doha

Keywords:

Precocious puberty, infant, ovary, granulosa cell tumor, estrogen.

Abstract

Juvenile ovarian granulosa cell tumors (JGCTs) are described infrequently in pediatrics, and their finding in infants is exceptional. We highlight the presenting symptoms, radiologic images, operative management, and histopathologic findings of a 9-month-old female with isosexual pseudopuberty. An updated revision of literature in infants below the age of 12 months is also reported.

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02-09-2021

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De Sanctis V, Ahmed S, Soliman A, Alyafei F, Alaaraj N, Al Maadheed M, et al. A rare case of Ovarian Juvenile Granulosa Cell Tumor in an Infant with Isosexual Pseudo Puberty and a Revision of Literature : A 9-month-old female with ovarian granulosa cell tumor. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2021 Sep. 2 [cited 2024 Jul. 12];92(4):e2021319. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/11572