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Intracecal fetiform teratoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18060397     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Fetiform teratoma is a rare form of mature cystic teratoma that is highly developed and organized, resembling a fetus-like structure. These are rare entities that have been typically described in women of reproductive age and most often present as ovarian masses. Only two cases of a fetiform teratoma have been reported in a male. Although teratomas are a common benign entity, only five prior cases of teratoma involving the cecum have been described. We present an atypical case of an intracecal fetiform teratoma occurring in a 2(1/2)-year-old Chinese boy.
Tiffany L Robinson; Krishna Surapaneni; Peter M Nardi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-12-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-11     Completed Date:  2008-08-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Long Island College Hospital, 339 Hicks St., Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging*
Fetus / abnormalities*
Teratoma / diagnosis*

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