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Research in Pediatrics & Neonatology

Childhood Gastric Teratoma: A Case Report

  • Open or Close Pankaj Halder*, Kartik Chandra Mandal, Anjan Das and Bidyut Debnath

    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Post Graduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences, India

    *Corresponding author: Pankaj Halder (MS, M.Ch), Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Surgery Dr. B.C. Roy, Post Graduate Institute of Pediatric Sciences (PGIPS), Saroda Palli, Panchanon Tala, Baruipur, Kolkata-700144, India, Tel: 09231798777; Email: pankaj.cnmc@gmail.com

Submission: October 12, 2017; Published: June 11, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RPN.2018.02.000535

ISSN : 2576-9200
Volume2 Issue2

Abstract

Gastric teratoma is relatively rare type of extra gonadal germ cell tumor which comprises <1% of all teratomas. It usually presents with abdominal mass and features of gastric outlet obstruction with or without gastrointestinal bleeding. Complete excision of the tumor is the best mode of treatment. Here, we report a case of gastric teratoma in a two month old male child where we had to go for partial gastrectomy owing to complete removal of the tumor.

Keywords: Congenital; Gastric; Teratoma; Melena

Abbreviations: GT: Gastric Teratoma; USG: Ultrasonography; UGI: Upper Gastrointestinal; CECT: Contrast Enhanced Computed Tomography; AFP: Alpha-Fetoprotein; SOL: Space Occupying Lesion

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