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extragonadal teratoma

Wednesday 10 October 2007

Extragonadal teratoma is the most common congenital tumor. The prognostic significance of the grade of immaturity and the presence of small foci of conventional yolk sac tumor (YST) in fetal and neonatal teratomas is still debatable.


- cervical teratoma
- mediastinal teratoma
- pericardial teratoma
- retroperitoneal teratomas
- sacrococcygeal teratoma

See also

- teratomas


- Heerema-McKenney A, Harrison MR, Bratton B, Farrell J, Zaloudek C. Congenital teratoma: a clinicopathologic study of 22 fetal and neonatal tumors. Am J Surg Pathol. 2005 Jan;29(1):29-38. PMID: 15613854