Soft tissue
Uncertain differentiation
Teratoma


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PubMed search: Teratoma [title] soft tissue

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Shankar V. Teratoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissueteratoma.html. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Usually females
  • Congenital or early childhood
  • May be associated with twins or malformations
  • Sacrococcygeal area, head and neck, retroperitoneum, mediastinum, CNS
  • 75% benign
  • Neck during infancy: massive but benign vs. adult neck: usually malignant
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