Teratoma

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Teratoma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 602 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mature cystic teratoma of the pancreas with 30 years of clinical course: A case report.
 

Author(s): Zhi Li, Nengwen Ke, Xubao Liu, Shu Gong

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Apr;97(15):e0405.

 

Mature cystic teratoma of the pancreas is an extremely rare condition that is challenging to manage due to inadequate preoperative histological diagnosis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mucinous tumor arising in a giant sacrococcygeal teratoma: A rare case report.
 

Author(s): Fengtian Zhang, Xiaolong Yu, Jin Zeng, Min Dai

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(47):e8759.

 

Teratomas, which most frequently affect adult females, are the most common type of germ cell tumor, it always comprises derivatives of at least 2 germ layers. The most common site of primary teratomas is the ovary. Sacrococcygeal teratomas (SCTs), which are exceedingly rare in adults, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mature cystic teratoma with high proportion of solid thyroid tissue: a controversial case with unusual imaging findings.
 

Author(s): Rui Gil, Teresa Margarida Cunha, Ines Rolim

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We describe a case of a mature cystic teratoma of the ovary with high proportion of solid thyroid tissue (< 50% of the entire tumor) in a childbearing woman. The patient presented with non-specific abdominal bloating. Pelvic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a complex ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Teratoma" returned 61 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rare case of squamous cell carcinoma arising in a recurrent ovarian mature cystic teratoma of a young woman: A case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Xinge Feng, Lian Xu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 May;97(20):e10802.

 

Malignant transformations of ovarian mature cystic teratomas (MCTs) occur rarely, especially in young women. Although it is extremely difficult to diagnose them, serum tumor marker level testing in combination with the use of imaging techniques may be useful in preoperative diagnosis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Extrarenal teratoma with nephroblastoma in the retroperitoneum: Case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Yanan Li, Chuanfen Lei, Bo Xiang, Fuyu Li, Chuan Wang, Qi Wang, Siyuan Chen, Yi Ji

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(46):e8670.

 

Teratoma with nephroblastoma is a rare disease. The most common site at which teratoma with nephroblastoma occurs is the kidney. The mechanisms underlying the development of teratoma with nephroblastoma have not been fully elucidated.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Repeated pregnancy with concomitant presence of ovarian teratoma: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Liang-Hsuan Chen, Shuenn-Dhy Chang, Hong-Yuan Huang, Hsin-Shih Wang, Yung-Kuei Soong, Hsien-Ming Wu

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Oct;56(5):694-696.

 

Benign mature teratoma during pregnancy is common, mostly discovered incidentally by antenatal sonography. However, repeated pregnancy coincident with ovarian mature teratoma is rarely reported. The cases of teratoma with rapid growing characteristics are even more unique.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 12 Feb 2018

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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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Active Surveillance, Bleomycin, Carboplatin, Etoposide, or Cisplatin in Treating Pediatric and Adult Patients With Germ Cell Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumor; Childhood Germ Cell Tumor; Extragonadal Embryonal Carcinoma; Grade 2 Immature Ovarian Teratoma; Grade 3 Immature Ovarian Teratoma; Malignant Germ Cell Tumor; Stage I Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage I Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage I Ovarian Teratoma; Stage I Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage I Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Stage I Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage I Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage II Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage II Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage II Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage II Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Stage II Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage II Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage III Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage III Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage III Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage III Testicular Choriocarcinoma; Stage III Testicular Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage III Testicular Yolk Sac Tumor; Stage IV Ovarian Choriocarcinoma; Stage IV Ovarian Embryonal Carcinoma; Stage IV Ovarian Yolk Sac Tumor; Testicular Mixed Choriocarcinoma and Embryonal Carcinoma; Testicular Mixed Choriocarcinoma and Teratoma; Testicular Mixed Choriocarcinoma and Yolk Sac Tumor

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2017

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