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Neonatal Med May;24(2):97-100.
Published online 2017 May 31
Copyright ⓒ 2017 Neonatal Medicine Neonatal Medicine
Immature Gastric Teratoma in a Newborn: A Case Report
Seock Hwa Yoon, M.D., Ga Young Park, M.D., Won Seok Suh, M.D., Sung Shin Kim, M.D., and Hyun Sook Hong, M.D.*
Departments of Pediatrics and Radiology*, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Korea
Corresponding Author: Sung Shin Kim , Tel: 82-32-621-5388 , Fax: 82-32-621-5662 , Email: kimss@schmc.ac.kr
ABSTRACT
A teratoma is the most common germ cell tumor in children; however, a gastric teratoma is very rare. An immature gastric teratoma has malignant potential; therefore, it should be removed surgically and followed up routinely to assess for recurrence by performing imaging studies and estimating serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) level. We describe the case of a 2-day-old male neonate with abdominal distension and a palpable mass. He underwent surgical resection of a tumor that was diagnosed as an immature gastric teratoma.
Keywords: Immature teratoma, Stomach neoplasm, Newborn
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