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Shiller-Duval bodies are characteristic of what?
Yolk sac tumor/endodermal sinus tumor

(shiller-duval body = papillary projection composed of a central blood vessel and covered by immature epithelium)
serum lactate dehydrogenase is elevated in what ovarian neoplasm?
Dysgerminoma - tumor composed of primordial germ cells

counterpart of seminoma
what is struma ovarii?
teratoma composed of thyroid tissue. often presents clinically with hyperthyroid symptoms.
What ovarian neoplasm often has psammoma bodies?
Serous cystadenocarcinoma - surface epithelial carcinoma

Meningioma and papillary carcinoma also have these.
Following oophorectomy, gross examination of an ovary reveals chocolate cysts. What did the patient have?
endometriosis - likely long-standing
The serum levels of what protein are often elevated with a yolk sac tumors?
alpha-fetoprotein (AFP)
Call-Exner bodies and nuclear grooves are characteristic of what ovarian neoplasm?
Granulosa cell tumors (sex cord tumor)

Call-Exner bodies: resemble primitive follicles; gland-like with acidophilic material in lumen