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Abbreviations: CR, complete remission; PR, partial remission. "If AFP is increased, chemotherapy as per Table 24-6.

Abbreviations: CR, complete remission; PR, partial remission. "If AFP is increased, chemotherapy as per Table 24-6.

Occasionally, dysgerminomas occur in combination with other malignant germ cell elements such as malignant teratomas, yolk sac tumor, or embryonal carcinoma. Management should be based on the most malignant component present.

Prognosis

The prognosis for ovarian dysgerminoma correlates with extent of disease at diagnosis:

Extent of disease

Five-year survival (%)

Stage I

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