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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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Figure 3: Histopathology examination of the specimen

Mentions: Histopathology examination revealed neoplastic lesion composed of cystic spaces lined with keratinized stratified squamous and respiratory epithelium with hair follicles, sebaceous glands, eccrine and mucinous glands [Figure 3]. Diagnosis of both cases was mature teratoma.


Cervico mediastinal teratoma in adult: A very rare presentation.

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

Histopathology examination of the specimen
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Figure 3: Histopathology examination of the specimen
Mentions: Histopathology examination revealed neoplastic lesion composed of cystic spaces lined with keratinized stratified squamous and respiratory epithelium with hair follicles, sebaceous glands, eccrine and mucinous glands [Figure 3]. Diagnosis of both cases was mature teratoma.

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