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 2017-04-23  Case of the week # 444  © Lilit Hovsepyan  www.TheFetus.net
Answer to the case of the week # 444
April 27, 2017 - May 11, 2017.

Lilit Hovsepyan
, MD.
Erebouni Medical Center, Armenia.


Case report


A 32-year old woman (G3P3) with unremarkable history came to our unit at 19 weeks of gestational age for routine ultrasound. The parents opted for termination of pregnancy and the autopsy confirmed the diagnosis of inmature (malignant) cervical teratoma. 


Congratulations to Javier Cortejoso for his answer!



Images 1-5: 2D, Doppler, 3D and tomographic ultrasound images showing a large solid mass around the fetal neck in different planes, with tiny echogenic spots compatible with calcifications, pathognomonic of cervical teratoma.

   



Videos 1-4: 
2D, Doppler, 3D and tomographic ultrasound images showing a large solid mass around the fetal neck in different planes, with tiny echogenic spots compatible with calcifications, pathognomonic of cervical teratoma.

 
  



Images 6 and 7: Gross pathology images revealed a solid mass arising from the neck, compatible with cervical teratoma.

 

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