Teratoma presenting as a cystic lesion on the chest wall - Case report


Soysal O. , KUTLU R., SARAÇ K., AYDIN A., OZEN S.

SCANDINAVIAN CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL, vol.34, no.5, pp.543-544, 2000 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Title of Journal : SCANDINAVIAN CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.543-544

Abstract

A 28-year-old woman presented with a rare case of chest-wall teratoma. Computed tomography of a cystic lesion located in the anterior chest wall revealed a hyperdense object with the appearance of a tooth. The cystic mass was totally excised via a chest-wall incision without thoracotomy, Pathologic examination showed a benign teratoma containing an immature tooth.