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Immature teratoma arising from a benign cortical abnormality.

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CASE REPORT: The authors report the case of an immature teratoma of the left parieto-occipital region in a 13-year-old girl. The patient had a computed tomographic (CT) scan of the brain aged 10 months old, following a minor head injury. This demonstrated an abnormality in the same region, which had been reported as 'a cortical malformation'.DIAGNOSIS: We propose that the lesion on the original imaging is a mature teratoma or other silent dystopic germ cell element that subsequently transform...

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10.1007/s00381-004-1093-1

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Journal:
Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
164-167
Publication date:
2006-02-01
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EISSN:
1433-0350
ISSN:
0256-7040
Source identifiers:
140976
Language:
English
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pubs:140976
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uuid:8199aad3-677c-4f44-9f5f-ab5a4d620a21
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2012-12-19

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