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Interdisciplinary Management of Malignant Ovarian Tumors in the Pediatric and Adolescent Age Group

Published:October 27, 2021DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2021.10.006

      Abstract

      Malignant ovarian neoplasms are uncommon in the pediatric and adolescent population. Imaging and tumor markers help to guide the preoperative risk/benefit analysis for planned surgical management, which is the mainstay of therapy. An interdisciplinary approach should be taken in the management of this vulnerable population from diagnosis through post-treatment surveillance. In this review, the initial evaluation, risk stratification, and management of various types of malignant ovarian masses will be addressed, with a special focus on how to optimize an interdisciplinary approach to ovarian masses.
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