Mediastinal Teratoma In Children - Case Report

Authors

  • Joana Barbosa-Sequeira Pediatric Surgery Department, Centro Materno Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Portugal https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2776-7055
  • Mário Rui Correia Pediatric Surgery Department, Centro Materno Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Portugal https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0999-6524
  • Catarina Carvalho Pediatric Surgery Department, Centro Materno Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Portugal https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6862-1108
  • Gonçalo Paupério Thoracic Surgery Department, Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil, Portugal
  • Fátima Carvalho Pediatric Surgery Department, Centro Materno Infantil do Norte, Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Portugal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.207

Keywords:

Teratoma, mediastinal mass, children, case report

Abstract

Mediastinal teratomas presenting in the pediatric age are extremely rare. We report three cases of mediastinal teratomas in children aged 15 months to 9 years. Patients were submitted to complete tumor resection, with an uneventful postoperative course and follow-up.

Our report emphasizes the importance of a detailed patient examination and careful interpretation of routinely performed image studies.

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05-10-2022

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Barbosa-Sequeira J, Correia MR, Carvalho C, Paupério G, Carvalho F. Mediastinal Teratoma In Children - Case Report. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];29(3):71-4. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/207

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