Sacrococcygeal teratomas in newborns: a comprehensive review for the radiologists.

  title={Sacrococcygeal teratomas in newborns: a comprehensive review for the radiologists.},
  author={Hee Yoon and Sun-ju Byeon and Jae-Yeon Hwang and Jeong Rye Kim and Ah Young Jung and Jin Seong Lee and Hye-Kyung Yoon and Young Ah Cho},
  journal={Acta radiologica},
  volume={59 2},
Sacrococcygeal teratomas are the most common solid tumor in newborn infants. The diagnosis is not difficult in many cases; however, there should be additional information on imaging studies in order to manage those infants properly. Details include histology, morphologic classification, complications such as rupture, bleeding, and mass effects on the adjacent structures. Although imaging features cannot accurately predict the histologic subtypes of the tumors, thorough evaluation of the imaging… CONTINUE READING

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