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Cleft palate associated with cervico-facial teratoma: Report of two cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22673350     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report two original cases of association of cleft palate and lateral cervico-facial teratoma. We discuss the embryological explanation. The first child presented a cleft palate associated with two cervico-facial localisations of teratoma. The other had Pierre Robin sequence associated with lateropharyngeal teratoma with an extra sub maxillary localisation. Most reported cases were of midline teratomas, leading different authors to advance a mechanical origin to the cleft. Our cases are different: we could hardly find reported cases of associate lateral tumours and cleft palate, which would suggest two different embryologic mechanisms, or at least a combination of more complicated phenomenons.
Authors:
A Le Saux; M L Poli Merol; D Zachar; P Josset; S Pezzettigotta; M Doco Fenzy; E Guyot; C Francois-Fiquet
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-8464     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Pediatric Surgical Unit, American Memorial Hospital, CHU Reims,France.
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