TITLE

Çocuk Hastada Mediastinal Matür Teratom: BT Bulguları

AUTHOR(S)
ALTINBAŞ, Namık Kemal; GÜRAL, Gökhan; GÜNEŞ, Altan
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Ortadogu Medical Journal / Ortadogu Tip Dergisi;Dec2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Teratomas are the most common mediastinal germ cell tumors. Generally, they are located in the anterior mediastinum. Mature teratomas often present as asymptomatic lesions, are detected incidentally, and account for 60-70% of all mediastinal germ cell tumors. Moreover, germ cell tumors account for anteromediastinal masses in 10-15% of adults and 25% of children. In this case, we aim to present the computed tomography (CT) images of a patient with a pathologically confirmed mediastinal mature teratoma.
ACCESSION #
95030858

 

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