TITLE

An unusual mature thyroid teratoma on CT and Tcm scintigraphy imaging in a child

AUTHOR(S)
Zhang, Yu-Zhen; Li, Wen-Hua; Zhu, Ming-Jie; Li, Yu-Hua; Gao, Yu
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Pediatric Radiology;Nov2010, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p1831
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the imaging findings of a mature thyroid teratoma in a 5-year-old girl. Nuclear imaging showed a decrease in Tcm uptake in the right lobe of the thyroid gland. CT scan showed a slightly lobulated soft-tissue mass without calcification, fat or cystic components. Histological analysis showed that the tumor was composed of mature neural tissue, cartilaginous, and epithelial elements. This case study provides new insights into the CT appearance of mature thyroid teratomas.
ACCESSION #
54120413

 

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