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Presacral teratocarcinoma presenting as anal fistula and rectal adenocarcinoma: a unique case presentation and literature review.
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PMID:  22611366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Somatic malignancy arising from presacral or retroperitoneal primary teratoma is extremely rare. We report the case of a 37-year-old male patient with adenocarcinoma of respiratory type arising from primary presacral teratoma, but which first presented as anal fistula and rectal adenocarcinoma. The two tumors show the same morphology and immunophenotype (CK7-CK20+CDx2+). Malignant adenocarcinoma transformations from the normal respiratory epithelium are also found. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case of respiratory type adenocarcinoma arising from primary presacral mature cystic teratoma.
Authors:
S P Ho; J S Wang; H H Tseng; T M King
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in oncology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1662-6575     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Oncol     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-21     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101517601     Medline TA:  Case Rep Oncol     Country:  Switzerland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-90     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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