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Congenital Mature Cystic Teratoma of the Lateral Neck Presenting as Cystic Hygroma: A Rare Case Report with Literature Review.
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PMID:  24715558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Teratoma of the neck is a rare extra-gonadal teratoma. Although it can be seen in adult, most of the cases present in fetal life or early childhood. Grading and classification of teratoma is important for management and prognosis. Decision making between mature and immature teratoma is sometime challenging if it is not composed of extensive unusual neuroectodermal tissue component. We reported a rare case of huge congenital mature cystic teratoma composted of various neuroectodermal tissues in an 8-month-old boy; it was located at the lateral neck and mimicked congenital cystic hygroma. A literature review was done to grade and classify the tumour.
Authors:
Thin Thin Win; Nur Razy; Suzina Hamid; Anusha Balas Ubramanian; Ganesh Ramalinggam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Turk patoloji dergisi     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1018-5615     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk Patoloji Derg     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-4-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440471     Medline TA:  Turk Patoloji Derg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Vernacular Title:
Boyun Lateralinde Kistik Higromaya Benzer Görünümde Konjenital Matür Kistik Teratom: Olgu Sunumu ve Literatürün Gözden Geçirilmesi.
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