Teratoma

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Teratoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 427 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mature teratoma of the nasopharynx.
 

Author(s): Claudiney Candido Costa, Valeriana de Castro Guimarães, Fabiano Santana Moura, Maryana do Nascimento Chediack, Edson Júnior de Melo Fernandes

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;80(6):544-5.

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Ovarian teratoma-associated anti-NMDAR encephalitis: a systematic review of reported cases.
 

Author(s): Pedro Acién, Maribel Acién, Eva Ruiz-Maciá, Carlos Martín-Estefanía

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The association of ovarian teratoma and anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is a serious and potentially fatal pathology that occurs in young women and that is under-recognized. Our objectives were to analyze prevalence and outcome of this association, and increase ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2014

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KRAS mutation in adenocarcinoma of the gastrointestinal type arising from a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary.
 

Author(s): Yan Li, Ruiguang Zhang, Danzhen Pan, Bangxing Huang, Mixia Weng, Xiu Nie

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Mature cystic teratomas (MCT) in the ovary rarely undergo malignant transformation. Moreover, adenocarcinoma of the gastrointestinal type is much rarer. We present two cases of perimenopausal female pateints with mature cystic teratoma of single ovary, while local adenocarcinoma arising ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2014

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 34 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery for a mesenteric teratoma.
 

Author(s): Yusuke Tanaka, Shinsuke Koyama, Yasuhiko Shiki

Journal: JSLS. ;18(1):160-4.

 

Mature cystic teratomas are benign neoplasms of germ cell tumors that occur most frequently in gonadal sites. The tumors usually contain 2 or 3 well-differentiated elements of endodermal, ectodermal, and mesodermal origin. Although relatively uncommon, teratomas can be composed of ...

Last Updated: 31 Mar 2014

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Minimally invasive therapy for fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma: case series and systematic review of the literature.
 

Author(s): T Van Mieghem, A Al-Ibrahim, J Deprest, L Lewi, J C Langer, D Baud, K O'Brien, R Beecroft, R Chaturvedi, E Jaeggi, J Fish, G Ryan

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Jun;43(6):611-9.

 

Large solid sacrococcygeal teratomas (SCT) can cause high-output cardiac failure and fetal or neonatal death. The aim of this study was to describe the outcomes of minimally invasive antenatal procedures for the treatment of fetal SCT.

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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Concurrent primary carcinoid tumor arising within mature teratoma and clear cell renal cell carcinoma in the horseshoe kidney: report of a rare case and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Ke Sun, Qihan You, Ming Zhao, Hongtian Yao, Hua Xiang, Lijun Wang

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Primary carcinoid tumor arising in a mature teratoma of the horseshoe kidney is exceptionally rare and only 4 such cases have been reported in the world literature to date. The simultaneous occurrence of different subtypes of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) or RCC coexistence with non-RCC ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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PD 0332991 in Treating Patients With Refractory Solid Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Solid Tumor; Adenocarcinoma of the Colon; Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum; Adult Central Nervous System Germ Cell Tumor; Adult Teratoma; Benign Teratoma; Estrogen Receptor-negative Breast Cancer; Estrogen Receptor-positive Breast Cancer; Familial Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; HER2-negative Breast Cancer; HER2-positive Breast Cancer; Male Breast Cancer; Ovarian Immature Teratoma; Ovarian Mature Teratoma; Ovarian Monodermal and Highly Specialized Teratoma; Progesterone Receptor-negative Breast Cancer; Progesterone Receptor-positive Breast Cancer; Recurrent Breast Cancer; Recurrent Colon Cancer; Recurrent Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Extragonadal Seminoma; Recurrent Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Melanoma; Recurrent Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Recurrent Rectal Cancer; Stage III Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Stage III Extragonadal Seminoma; Stage III Malignant Testicular Germ Cell Tumor; Stage III Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Breast Cancer; Stage IV Colon Cancer; Stage IV Extragonadal Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Extragonadal Seminoma; Stage IV Melanoma; Stage IV Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor; Stage IV Rectal Cancer; Testicular Immature Teratoma; Testicular Mature Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 25 Feb 2013

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Standard-Dose Combination Chemotherapy or High-Dose Combination Chemotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant in Treating Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Germ Cell Tumor; Teratoma; Choriocarcinoma; Germinoma; Mixed Germ Cell Tumor; Yolk Sac Tumor; Childhood Teratoma; Malignant Germ Cell Neoplasm; Extragonadal Seminoma; Non-seminomatous Germ Cell Tumor; Seminoma

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2015

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