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International Journal of Surgery Science
Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part E (2020)

Sacrococcygeal teratoma: Case report and review of literature

Author(s): Ankit Lalchandani, Anjaly Mohan and Pradeep Saxena
Abstract: Sacrococcygeal teratoma is a group of rare congenital tumors. Arising from germ cells, they are predominantly seen among females. Usually the diagnosis is made antenatally through Ultrasonography. In adults they are usually asymptomatic and may be found incidentally. These are mostly benign but can transform into malignant lesions. Complete surgical excision is the mainstay of treatment and both open and laparoscopic techniques have been shown to be effective. We present such rare case of presacral type teratoma in young female
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How to cite this article:
Ankit Lalchandani, Anjaly Mohan, Pradeep Saxena. Sacrococcygeal teratoma: Case report and review of literature. Int J Surg Sci 2020;4(2):286-288. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2020.v4.i2e.430
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