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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2003;20(1):92-98.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2003.20.1.92    Published online June 30, 2003.
A Case of Bilateral Testicular Teratoma Found in Infant.
Un Gi Baek, Seok Young Chung, Woo Seok Choi, Phil Hyun Song, Chul Kyu Cho, Ki Hak Moon, Dong Sug Kim
1Department of Urology College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
2Department of Pathology College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea.
Abstract
Testicular teratoma is characterized that has more than one germ cell layer in various stages of maturation and differentiation. The incidence of mature teratoma varies from 2 to 9% of all germinal testicular tumor. Only 3 cases of bilateral teratoma have been reported in the literature to date. The teratoma can occurs at all ages but is most common between the age of 15-35 year. It is relatively infrequently seen in childhood and infancy. In these age group, teratoma tends to be a benign. Recently, we experienced one case of bilateral testicular teratoma in 4 month-old infancy. We report a case of bilateral testicular teratoma found infancy with review of related literatures.
Key Words: Teratoma, Testis, Infant


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