Sacrococcygeal teratomas are extremely rare in adults. We present an adult female with a sacrococcygeal teratoma managed in our hospital. Sacrococcygeal tumours present most frequently in infancy and childhood. Incidence in the newborn is 1 in 40000 with a Cited by: 8.
Sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is a type of tumor known as a teratoma that develops at the base of the coccyx (tailbone) and is thought to be derived from the primitive streak .Sacrococcygeal teratomas are benign 75% of the time, malignant 12% of the time, and the remainder are considered "immature teratomas" that share benign and malignant features.Specialty: Oncology.
May 09, 2013 · The sacrococcygeal area is the most common site of extragonadal teratomas in infants, but is a challenge to make clinical as well as radiological diagnosis in adults. We herein describe two cases of sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) in adult. The clinical, radiological and histopathological.
We report a rare case of a benign adult sacrococcygeal teratoma discovered during pregnancy. The cystic mass was confirmed on CT scan and magnetic resonance imaging. In the fifth postpartum month.