Teratoma

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Teratoma

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 628 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Growing Teratoma Syndrome Secondary to Ovarian Giant Immature Teratoma in an Adolescent Girl: A Case Report and Literature Review.
 

Author(s): Song Li, Zhenzhen Liu, Chengyong Dong, Fei Long, Qinlong Liu, Deguang Sun, Zhenming Gao, Liming Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Feb;95(7):e2647.

 

Growing teratoma syndrome (GTS) is a rare clinical entity first described by Logothetis et al in 1982. Although it is unusual for GTS to be located in the ovary, this report is of a case of an adolescent girl who underwent a complete surgical resection of the mass. Histopathology ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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Sacrococcygeal teratoma with complete adrenal gland.
 

Author(s): Bappa Mandal, Gaurav Chatterjee, Kajari Bhattacharya, Dipankar Roy, Ram Narayan Das, Uttara Chatterjee

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):1040.

 

Sacrococcygeal teratoma is the most common congenital neoplasm in neonates. We came across a post term (42 weeks) newborn baby girl delivered by normal vaginal route. The baby presented with a large soft, cystic mass over the sacrococcygeal region. Radiological examination showed ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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Congenital nasopharyngeal teratoma causing airway obstruction in the newborn.
 

Author(s): Mou Das, Debashish Mukherjee, Shatavisha Das Gupta, Suchandra Mukherjee, Uttara Chatterjee, Chhanda Datta

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):1040.

 

Teratomas are the most common congenital tumors, but teratomas of the nasopharynx are rare in neonates. The present report is about an 18-day-old girl child with a nasopharyngeal teratoma protruding from the oral cavity. The tumor almost completely obstructed the airways and necessitated ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2016

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 50 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis with occult ovarian teratoma: a case report.
 

Author(s): Shi-Xian Zhou, Yun-Mei Yang

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A 31-year-old female was admitted with headache, memory disturbance, abnormal behavior, incontinence, confusion, complex partial seizures, decreased oxygen saturation and increased temperature. Anti-NMDAR antibodies were positive in serum and cerebrospinal fluid. Subsequently, a regimen ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2016

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Laparoscopic resection of a huge mature cystic teratoma of the right adrenal gland through retroperitoneal approach: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Hengping Li, Tao Zhao, Qiang Wei, Haichao Yuan, Dehong Cao, Pengfei Shen, Liangren Liu, Hao Zeng, Ni Chen

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At present, the primary mature cystic teratoma in the adrenal gland is extremely rare in adults, according to the literature. In addition, a completely retroperitoneoscopic resection of mature cystic teratomas has been reported only in two cases.

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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Malignant teratoma in Klippel-Feil syndrome: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): A Adorno, C Alafaci, F Sanfilippo, D Cafarella, M Scordino, F Granata, G Grasso, F M Salpietro

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Klippel-Feil syndrome is characterized by a congenital fusion of cervical vertebrae. Intracranial teratomas are nongerminomatous germ cell tumors and they account for 0.3 to 0.9% of all intracranial tumors. Teratomas with malignant transformation refer to lesions which give rise to ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant for Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Ovarian Cancer; Teratoma

 

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2016

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PHASE II TRIAL OF THE CYCLIN-DEPEDENT KINASE INHIBITOR PD 0332991 IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER
 

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: 24 Aug 2016

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