Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2013) Volume 17, Issue 2

Retroperitoneal teratoma in 4 months old girl: Radiology and pathology correlation.

Retroperitoneal teratoma comprises 3.5−4% of all germ cell tumors in children and 1−11% of primary retroperitoneal neoplasms. The imaging findings are distinctive. The present report is a case of a 4-month-old girl in whom a retroperitoneal teratoma was found to have classical appearance on imaging. The tumor was resected and histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of immature, high grade, teratoma.

Author(s): Asim Aldhilan, Khaled Alenezi, Ali Alamer, Suhayb Aldhilan, Khalefa Alghofaily, Mohammed Alotaibi

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