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2006-07-30-10 Sacrococcygeal teratoma, Type 1 © Kelekci www.thefetus.net/


Sacrococcygeal teratoma, Type I

Sefa Kelekci, MD

Turkey

This is a 32-year-old-woman, G2P1, referred to our center due to polyhydramnios and a fetal tumor suggestive of a sacrococcygeal teratoma. We performed Doppler to assess fetal hemodynamic compromise and it revealed a hyperdynamic circulation. We prescribed corticoids for lung maturation and amniodrainage. An elective cesarean was performed. The baby underwent surgery and he is now healthy.

The scans through the heterogeneous mass. 

Polyhydramnios

Doppler study of fetal aorta and ductus venosus

MRI showing the large tumor

Postnatal images

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