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SACROCOCCYGEAL TERATOMAS

SACROCOCCYGEAL TERATOMAS This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Since the review of the literature and the report of a case by one of us (Dr. Hansmann), which coupled certain gross as well as histologic features of the tumor concerned with residual structures of the neurenteric canal, reports of composite tumors immediately anterior to the sacrum have from time to time appeared in the medical literature. A review of these cases has convinced us that the idea of histogenesis is still vague in the reported cases. If the interpretation is correct that no inconsiderable number of these retrorectal tumors arise from remnants of the neurenteric canal, this information would be important in the study of the clinical cases preliminary to the therapeutic removal of the aberrant tissue. We have recently had another patient with a rather unusual retrorectal tumor. The nature of the tumor, the excellent result from surgical removal and the apparent need for a reiteration of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

SACROCOCCYGEAL TERATOMAS

Archives of Surgery , Volume 25 (6) – Dec 1, 1932

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1932 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1932.01160240082007
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract Since the review of the literature and the report of a case by one of us (Dr. Hansmann), which coupled certain gross as well as histologic features of the tumor concerned with residual structures of the neurenteric canal, reports of composite tumors immediately anterior to the sacrum have from time to time appeared in the medical literature. A review of these cases has convinced us that the idea of histogenesis is still vague in the reported cases. If the interpretation is correct that no inconsiderable number of these retrorectal tumors arise from remnants of the neurenteric canal, this information would be important in the study of the clinical cases preliminary to the therapeutic removal of the aberrant tissue. We have recently had another patient with a rather unusual retrorectal tumor. The nature of the tumor, the excellent result from surgical removal and the apparent need for a reiteration of the

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Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 1932

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