Anaesthetic Management of Malignant Granulosa Cell Tumour of Ovary in a Paediatric Patient: A Case Report


Juvenile granulosa cell tumour (JGCT) is very uncommon gynaecological malignancy that occurs mostly commonly in less than five years of age. Only 0.1 percent of all ovarian tumours and 4 - 5 percent of granulosa cell tumours present as JGCT. The most common presentation of these tumours in children is precocious puberty. We describe anaesthetic management of a case of JGCT in a 1-year-old girl. The malignancy is assigned to International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics staging system (FIGO stage I). It was treated with complete excision and histological examination confirmed the diagnosis.

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Dwivedi, M. , Gupta, S. , Sree, S. , Mittal, N. and Dhillon, J. (2015) Anaesthetic Management of Malignant Granulosa Cell Tumour of Ovary in a Paediatric Patient: A Case Report. Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 5, 245-250. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2015.512044.

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