Congenital forms of intracranial teratoma

Anil Nanda, Luis Schut, Leslie N. Sutton

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Intracranial teratoma in the newborn is a well-recognized but infrequent entity. We describe two such cases: one with a massive intracranial teratoma replacing the cerebral hemispheres and the other, a smaller tumor extending into the orbit. Forms of congenital intracranial teratoma and theories of pathogenesis and management are briefly discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)112-114
Number of pages3
JournalChild's Nervous System
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Clinical Neurology


  • Congenital teratoma
  • Intracranial teratoma
  • Neonatal brain tumor


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