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, cilt.34, ss.543-544, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Dergi Adı: SCANDINAVIAN CARDIOVASCULAR JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.543-544

Özet

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.