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Sacrococcygeal teratoma: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12455392     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 23-year old second gravida presented with 8 1/2 months of amenorrhoea. The fundal height corresponded with 36 weeks of pregnancy with a single live foetus. Ultrasonography revealed a live foetus and a cystic mass over lower sacral region. Emergency caesarean section was performed and the baby was delivered with intact sacrococcygeal teratoma. The histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of sacrococcygeal teratoma with mature neural elements. The baby had died on day 10 and the postpartum period of the mother was uneventful.
Ashok Kumar; Nidhi Gupta; Sudha Prasad; J B Sharma
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2002 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-11-28     Completed Date:  2003-02-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  575-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College, Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi 110002.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Infant, Newborn
Neoplasms, Gonadal Tissue / diagnosis*,  surgery
Pregnancy Complications
Sacrococcygeal Region
Teratoma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Ultrasonography, Prenatal

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