Sacrococcygeal Teratoma- A case report

Case Report

Author Details : Lotus C Kikon*

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 138-140

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Sacrococcygeal teratomas are a type of germ cell tumours (GCTs), accounting for 40% of all GCTs in children. Interestingly 75% occur in females. Reporting here, a case of 2-month-old female baby hospitalized for surgical excision of sacrococcygeal teratoma. She was born with a mass at the lower back at birth and was diagnosed as a case of Sacrocoggeal teratoma. Postoperatively, the child had no complication and was discharged after 9 days stay in the hospital.

Keywords: Sacrococcygeal teratoma, Germ cell tumours.

How to cite : Kikon L C, Sacrococcygeal Teratoma- A case report. J Paediatr Nurs Sci 2020;3(4):138-140

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Article History

Received : 15-12-2020

Accepted : 21-12-2020

Available online : 28-01-2021

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