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Extragonadal teratoma

Disease definition

Extragonadal teratoma is an extremely rare, benign or malignant germ cell tumor characterized, clinically, by a teratoma presenting in an extragonadal location (e.g. retroperitoneum, mediastinum, craniofacial or sacrococcygeal region, intraosseous, solid organs) and, histologically, by displaying well-differentiated structures, as well as immature elements. Presenting symptoms are variable depending on size and location of tumor.


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  • Age of onset: -
  • ICD-10: -
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0039538
  • MeSH: D013724
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10043276

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