Successful excision of a large immature teratoma involving the cranial base: report of a case with long-term follow-up.

@article{Lanzino1998SuccessfulEO,
  title={Successful excision of a large immature teratoma involving the cranial base: report of a case with long-term follow-up.},
  author={Giuseppe Lanzino and George J Kaptain and John Anthony Jane and Kant Y. K. Lin},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={42 2},
  pages={389-93}
}
OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Massive congenital intracranial teratomas with extracranial extension are rare. The prognosis in these cases has been poor, with stillbirth or immediate postpartum death as the usual outcome. With recent advances in fetal monitoring, neonatal care, and surgical techniques used for the management of complex tumors of the cranial base, some of these lesions may now be amenable to radical surgical resection and then immediate craniofacial reconstruction. CLINICAL… CONTINUE READING
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