Teratoma of the mastoid region in a newborn

Y. P. Talmi, R. Sadov, F. Dulitzky, Y. Finkelstein, Y. Zohar

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Teratomas are congenital tumours arising from pluripotent cells and usually consisting of tissue arising from all 3 embryonic germ layers. Teratomas are quite uncommon in head and neck sites and to date only 150 such cases have been reported. A rare case of teratoma of the mastoid region in a newborn is reported. The methods of diagnosis and treatment are discussed and the literature is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1033-1035
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes


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