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Placenta

Umbilical cord

Teratoma


Reviewer: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 November 2011, last major update November 2011
Copyright: (c) 2003-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Teratoma attached to the umbilical cord
● Rare (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1994;118:934, Hum Pathol 1985;16:190)

Gross description
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● Nodular mass attached to umbilical cord

Micro description
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● Tumor composed of cell types originating from all three germinal layers

End of Placenta > Umbilical cord > Teratoma


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