Definition of Teratomas. Meaning of Teratomas. Synonyms of Teratomas

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Definition of Teratomas

Teratoma
Teratoma Ter`a*to"ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, monster + -oma.] (Med.) A tumor, sometimes found in newborn children, which is made up of a heterigenous mixture of tissues, as of bone, cartilage and muscle.

Meaning of Teratomas from wikipedia

- immature. Mature teratomas include dermoid cysts and are generally benign. Immature teratomas may be cancerous. Most ovarian teratomas are mature. In adults...
- Sacrococcygeal teratomas are benign 75% of the time, malignant 12% of the time, and the remainder are considered "immature teratomas" that share benign...
- highly malignant cases of immature teratomas. Thurlbeck and Scully devised a grading system for “pure” immature teratomas on the basis of differentiation...
- mediastinal tumors, 15–20% are GCTs of which about 50% are benign teratomas. Ovarian teratomas may be ****ociated with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis. GCTs...
- Iyengar KR, Basu D (October 2006). "Fetus in fetu or differentiated teratomas?". Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 49 (4): 563–5. PMID 17183856. Xray of fetus...
- occur. About half of cases are ****ociated with tumors, most commonly teratomas of the ovaries. Another established trigger is herpesviral encephalitis...
- (malignant). Immature teratomas contain immature or embryonic tissue which significantly differentiates them from mature teratomas as they carry dermoid...
- ovarian cancers, because most germ-cell tumors are teratomas and most teratomas are benign. Malignant teratomas tend to occur in older women, when one of the...
- A dermoid cyst is a teratoma of a cystic nature that contains an array of developmentally mature, solid tissues. It frequently consists of skin, hair follicles...
- Rokitansky-Aschoff sinuses Ou****er EK, Siegelman ES, Hunt JL (2001). "Ovarian teratomas: tumor types and imaging characteristics". Radiographics. 21 (2): 475–90...
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