Mature teratoma splitting the brainstem in a newborn: Case report

Li tal Pratt, Shelly I. Shiran, Ronit Precel, Liat Ben-Sira, Gustavo Malinger, Emanuela Cagnano, Danil A. Kozyrev, Shlomi Constantini, Jonathan Roth*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

2 Scopus citations


Mature teratomas (MTs) of the posterior fossa are extremely rare. The authors present a case of a prenatal diagnosis of an MT splitting the brainstem. Representative images as well as the clinical and surgical course are presented. Literature regarding “split brainstem” and MT of the posterior fossa is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)371-375
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2019


  • Congenital
  • Mature teratoma
  • Oncology
  • Split brainstem


Dive into the research topics of 'Mature teratoma splitting the brainstem in a newborn: Case report'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this