A dysgerminoma is a type of germ cell ovarian neoplasm, and is the most common type of malignant germ cell ovarian carcinoma. Most dysgerminomas occur in adolescence and early adult life; about 5% occur in pre-pubertal children. Dysgerminoma is extremely rare after age 50.
LDH (lactic dehydrogenase)
the first report to document the utility of serial LDH measurements in detecting disease recurrence in patients with ovarian dysgerminoma. PMID: 1541442
can be considered as an enzymatic tumor marker of ovarian dysgerminoma, for diagnosis, prognosis, and surveillance. PMID: 6469085