Soft tissue
Other tumors
Teratoma




Topic Completed: 1 November 2012

Revised: 27 March 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Shankar V. Teratoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissueteratoma.html. Accessed April 26th, 2019.
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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