Teratoma

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Teratoma

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 436 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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A rare case report of squamous-cell carcinoma arising from mature cystic teratoma of ovary.
 

Author(s): E Kalampokas, I Boutas, E Kairi-Vasilatou, N Salakos, K Panoulis, L Aravantinos, C Damaskos, T Kalampokas, E Deligeoroglou

Journal: G Chir. ;35(9-10):241-5.

 

The most frequent ovarian germ cell tumors are mature cystic teratomas (MCTs), composing 10-25% of all ovarian neoplasms. MCTs have the potential of undergoing malignant transformation, typically in postmenopausal women, with a frequency of 0.17-3%, with squamous cell carcinoma being ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2014

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Scrotal sparganosis mimicking scrotal teratoma in an infant: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Yi-Ming Zhao, Hao-Chuan Zhang, Zhong-Rong Li, Hai-Yan Zhang

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2014 Oct;52(5):545-9.

 

Sparganosis is an infection with a parasitic tapeworm larva that occurs by eating infected foods or drinking contaminated water. The larvae can migrate to a tissue or muscle in the chest, abdominal wall, extremities, eyes, brain, urinary tract, pleura, pericardium, spinal canal, or ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 36 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pelvic mature cystic teratoma with neuroendocrine carcinoma: report of a rare association and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Mukund N Sable, Debojit Nath, Sunil Chumbar, Chandan J Das, Pratyusha Priyadarshini, Kavneet Kaur, Richa Ranjan, Siddhartha Datta Gupta, Prasenjit Das

Journal: Indian J Pathol Microbiol. ;57(1):113-5.

 

Extra-gonadal malignant transformation of teratoma is rare and there are only a few reports available citing malignancy arising in the non-germ cell components. We hereby report a case of a 35-year-old female, who presented with lower backache with a radiologically identifiable mass ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2014

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Congenital mature cystic teratoma of the lateral neck presenting as cystic hygroma: a rare case report with literature review.
 

Author(s): Thin Thin Win, Nur Razy, Suzina Hamid, Anusha Balas Ubramanian, Ganesh Ramalinggam

Journal: Turk Patoloji Derg. 2014 ;30(3):220-4.

 

Teratoma of the neck is a rare extra-gonadal teratoma. Although it can be seen in adult, most of the cases present in fetal life or early childhood. Grading and classification of teratoma is important for management and prognosis. Decision making between mature and immature teratoma ...

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2014

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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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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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