Hepatoduodenal ligament teratoma with immature elements

Hepatoduodenal ligament teratoma with immature elements Pediatric germ cell tumors comprise 1–3% of all malignant pediatric tumors and are found in variable locations. We present the case of a term 3.7 kg neonate who was found to have a giant liver mass at birth, later determined to be an immature teratoma arising from the hepatoduodenal ligament. This case report and images add to the limited literature a very rare presentation of a teratoma. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pediatric Surgery International Springer Journals

Hepatoduodenal ligament teratoma with immature elements

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Pediatrics; Surgery; Pediatric Surgery
ISSN
0179-0358
eISSN
1437-9813
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00383-017-4123-2
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Abstract

Pediatric germ cell tumors comprise 1–3% of all malignant pediatric tumors and are found in variable locations. We present the case of a term 3.7 kg neonate who was found to have a giant liver mass at birth, later determined to be an immature teratoma arising from the hepatoduodenal ligament. This case report and images add to the limited literature a very rare presentation of a teratoma.

Journal

Pediatric Surgery InternationalSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 6, 2017

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