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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 89-92

Central nervous system teratomas in infants: A report of two cases


1 Department of Pathology, IPGMER, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Park Clinic, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Dr. Shatavisha DasGupta
15A/7, East Road, Santoshpur, Kolkata - 700 075, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0377-4929.151198

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Intracranial teratomas are uncommon neoplasms with most of them being encountered in the pediatric age group. Teratomas are composed of derivatives of all the three germ cell layers and are classified into mature, immature and teratoma with malignant transformation. Two cases of intracranial teratomas in infants are presented here with the idea of highlighting this relatively uncommon condition in an uncommon age.


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