Buccal Mucosa Vaginoplasty Through an Anterior Sagittal Transrectal Approach (ASTRA) for Management of Yolk Sac Tumor in a 3-Year-Old Girl Journal Articles uri icon

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  • Vaginal yolk sac tumors are rare pediatric malignant tumors and the most common form of vaginal germ-cell tumors in children. They are almost exclusively found in females under 3 years of age. Treatment involves local excision either with or without chemotherapy. Herein, we describe a case of a 3-year-old girl with vaginal Yolk sac tumor, who underwent buccal mucosa vaginoplasty through an anterior sagittal transrectal approach , as an effective oncological procedure, with preservation of reproductive function.


  • Alzahrani, Ziyad
  • Jafar, Yaqoub
  • Lovatt, Catherine Anne
  • McGrath, Melissa
  • Bruno, Leslie
  • Braga, Luis

publication date

  • March 2023