Extremely Late Recurrence 21 Years after Total Removal of Immature Teratoma: A Case Report and Literature Review

@inproceedings{Mano2017ExtremelyLR,
  title={Extremely Late Recurrence 21 Years after Total Removal of Immature Teratoma: A Case Report and Literature Review},
  author={Yui Mano and Masayuki Kanamori and T Kumabe and Ryuta Saito and Mika Watanabe and Yukihiko Sonoda and Teiji Tominaga},
  booktitle={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2017}
}
Immature teratoma (IMT) is normally treated by resection and adjuvant therapy. The present unusual case of recurrent germinoma occurred 21 years after total resection of pineal IMT. A 3-year-old boy presented with headache, disturbance of consciousness, and Parinaud's syndrome. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging revealed a pineal mass lesion, and total resection of the tumor was achieved. The histological diagnosis was mature teratoma. He did not receive further treatment, and did well without… CONTINUE READING