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Cervico mediastinal teratoma in adult: A very rare presentation.

Sadrizadeh A, Bagheri R, Dalouee MN - Lung India (2015 Sep-Oct)

Bottom Line: Teratoma is a rare presentation in adult, specifically in cervico-mediastinal region.We reported two adult patients with diagnosis of cervico-mediastinal teratoma and operated them.In adult patients who present with cervico-mediastinal mass, benign teratoma could be one of a differential diagnosis although it is a rare presentation.

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Affiliation: Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and Transplant Research Center, Emam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Teratoma is a rare presentation in adult, specifically in cervico-mediastinal region. We reported two adult patients with diagnosis of cervico-mediastinal teratoma and operated them. In adult patients who present with cervico-mediastinal mass, benign teratoma could be one of a differential diagnosis although it is a rare presentation.

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Mentions: The other case was a 42 year-old female admitted because of a left anterior neck mass. On physical examination, a large fluctuant and painless cystic mass was present at the base of neck. The lesion was seen in the chest X-ray [Figure 1]. CT scan study of neck and thorax showed a lobulated cervico-mediastinal mass lesion. The size of mass in the mediastinum was 14/5 × 6/6 cm and in the neck was 4/5 × 5 cm [Figure 2].


Cervico mediastinal teratoma in adult: A very rare presentation.

Sadrizadeh A, Bagheri R, Dalouee MN - Lung India (2015 Sep-Oct)

CT scan study of neck and thorax
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Figure 2: CT scan study of neck and thorax
Mentions: The other case was a 42 year-old female admitted because of a left anterior neck mass. On physical examination, a large fluctuant and painless cystic mass was present at the base of neck. The lesion was seen in the chest X-ray [Figure 1]. CT scan study of neck and thorax showed a lobulated cervico-mediastinal mass lesion. The size of mass in the mediastinum was 14/5 × 6/6 cm and in the neck was 4/5 × 5 cm [Figure 2].

Bottom Line: Teratoma is a rare presentation in adult, specifically in cervico-mediastinal region.We reported two adult patients with diagnosis of cervico-mediastinal teratoma and operated them.In adult patients who present with cervico-mediastinal mass, benign teratoma could be one of a differential diagnosis although it is a rare presentation.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Cardio-Thoracic Surgery and Transplant Research Center, Emam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran.

ABSTRACT
Teratoma is a rare presentation in adult, specifically in cervico-mediastinal region. We reported two adult patients with diagnosis of cervico-mediastinal teratoma and operated them. In adult patients who present with cervico-mediastinal mass, benign teratoma could be one of a differential diagnosis although it is a rare presentation.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus