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Benign teratoma of the tongue in a neonate: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20557709     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Teratomas are true neoplasms of unknown origin that arise from pluripotential cells and have an eccentric microscopic appearance. They are composed of diverse tissues from all 3 germ layers with variable levels of maturity. The purpose of this report was to describe the case of a benign teratoma originating from the tongue in a male neonate.
Subraj J Shetty; Shivani Bansal; Sandip R Kulkarni; Rajiv Desai; Deepika Bablani; Pooja Prasad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dentistry     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0164-1263     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dent     Publication Date:    2010 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-18     Completed Date:  2010-07-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909102     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dent     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-9     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Infant, Newborn
Teratoma / congenital*,  pathology,  surgery
Tongue Neoplasms / congenital*,  pathology,  surgery
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