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PubMed Search: Teratoma cervix

Branko Perunovic D.M.
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Definition / general
  • Very uncommon
  • Usually mature elements with benign behavior
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mature squamous epithelium resembling skin with sebaceous glands and hair
  • Bone, cartilage, lymphoid tissue, choroid plexus and ganglion cells
  • Immature elements are very rare
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Epidermal elements and fat

Endocervical cystic gland,
nerve tissue, cartilage (arrow)

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Figure 1: squamous epithelium and adipose tissue;
2: mature neural tissue;
3: cartilage

Differential diagnosis
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