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Gastric teratoma in a female infant.
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PMID:  21510560     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Gastric teratoma is a rare lesion seen most often in male infants. This patient, aged one year, female was having a massive benign gastric teratoma. The size of the tumour was 22 cm x 10 cm x 8 cm and weighted 2.250 kg making it one of the largest gastric teratoma. The tumour was removed by surgery. Histopathology revealed presence of all 3 elements in the form of skin, cartilage, fibrofatty tissue, blood vessels and gland with tall columnar epithelium. Postoperative period was uneventful.
Authors:
B B Tripathy; K Saha; R M Shukla; M Mukhopadhyay; B Mukhopadhyay
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2010 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  694-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Surgery, NRS Medical College, Kolkata.
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