Sacrococcygeal teratoma

@article{Wakhlu2002SacrococcygealT,
  title={Sacrococcygeal teratoma},
  author={Ashish Wakhlu and Sanjeev Misra and Rohit Tandon},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2002},
  volume={18},
  pages={384-387}
}
This retrospective study details our experience regarding 72 patients with sacrococcygeal teratoma treated over a period of 17 years. The sex incidence was nearly equal, but there was a high proportion of Altmann type IV tumors. A preliminary colostomy before combined abdominosacral excision of large type III and IV lesions reduced morbidity. Sixty-six percent of the patients presented beyond the neonatal period; 14 had been treated elsewhere for bowel/urinary obstruction. Imaging studies… CONTINUE READING

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