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2011-05-20-13 Sacrococcygeal teratoma © Julien

Sacrococcygeal teratoma 

Emmanuel Julien
, MD.

Centre hospitalier Le Mans, France.

Case report

This a case of a 15-year-old G1 P0 which was first scanned at 32 weeks of gestation. Ultrasound exam revealed a giant cystic sacrococcygeal teratoma, type I.
Patient delivered via cesarean section at 38 weeks of gestation. A male neonate underwent a successful surgical repair and is doing fine.

Images 1-4
: 32 weeks, Images of the teratoma with a majority of the cystic component. Tumor measure 12 cm in diameter.

Images 5,6
: 3D-images of the teratoma.

Images 7,8: Images of the giant tumor after delivery.

Images 9,10
: Image 9 shows a neonate before the surgery. Image 10 shows sacral region and buttocks after surgical removal of the teratoma.

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