Umbilical cord

Author: Mandolin Ziadie, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 19 October 2017, last major update November 2011

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Teratoma[title] placenta

Cite this page: Ziadie, M. Teratoma. website. Accessed November 15th, 2018.
Definition / general
Gross description
  • Nodular mass attached to umbilical cord
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Tumor composed of cell types originating from all three germinal layers