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Volume 2000, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

Congenital cervical teratomas are rare tumors. Although essentially benign, obstruction of the airway is the major challenge in the neonatal period. Prognosis is good provided that the airway is quickly stabilized and resection is not delayed. Prenatal diagnosis allows planning of resuscitative efforts in advance. We report a case of immature cervical teratoma in a near-term male infant born to a 32 year-old woman. The tumor was removed surgically with no recurrence after three and a half years.

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