Teratoma

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Teratoma

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 608 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A huge ovarian mucinous cystadenoma associated with contralateral teratoma and polycystic ovary syndrome in an obese adolescent girl.
 

Author(s): Patcharapa Thaweekul, Yuthadej Thaweekul, Karicha Mairiang

Journal: Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2016 Dec;25(4):920-923.

 

A 13-year-old, obese girl presented with acute abdominal pain with abdominal distension for a year. The physical examination revealed marked abdominal distension with a large well-circumscribed mass sized 13×20 cm. Her body mass index (BMI) was 37.8 kg/m2. An abdominal CT scan revealed ...

Last Updated: 5 Oct 2016

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Immature teratoma presenting as a soft-tissue mass with no evidence of other sites of involvement: a case report.
 

Author(s): Radamés Ádamo Zuquello, Giordano Tagliari, Rodrigo Bagatini, Ricardo Hohmann Camiña, Ruggero Caron, Nadia Aparecida Lorencette, Antuani Rafael Baptistella, Gabriel Manfro

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Germ cell tumors are tumors composed of tissues derived from more than one of the three germinal layers. They are more common in the testes and ovaries, but can present in many different regions in the midline, including the sacral region, retroperitoneum, mediastinum, and brain. ...

Last Updated: 16 Aug 2016

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A carcinoid tumor arising from a mature cystic teratoma in a 25-year-old patient: a case study.
 

Author(s): Joo-Yeon Kim

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Mature cystic teratomas (MCTs) are common benign tumors occurring in the ovaries. Malignant transformation of teratomas (TMT) occurs in 1-3% of all MCTs, usually in postmenopausal women. Squamous cell carcinoma is the most common tumor type. Primary carcinoid tumors of the ovary are ...

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 48 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hydrocephalus secondary to chemotherapy in a case of prenatally diagnosed giant immature grade 3 sacrococcygeal teratoma: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Ioan Sarbu, Demetra Socolov, Razvan Socolov, Ingrith Miron, Mioara Trandafirescu, Smaranda Diaconescu, Carmen Iulia Ciongradi

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Oct;95(43):e5244.

 

Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is a rare tumor in the general population, arising from multipotent stem cells. Whereas most of the cases diagnosed postnatally have good prognosis, the rate of mortality and morbidities associated with prenatally diagnosed SCT remain high, with a reported ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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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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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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