The diagnosis of immature teratoma by maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening.

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We report a case in which maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP) screening of a low-risk patient led to the antepartum detection of an asymptomatic and previously undetected stage Ia immature teratoma of the ovary. It is widely accepted that MSAFP screening is valuable in the antepartum diagnosis of neural tube defects, ventral wall defects, and aneuploid… (More)

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@article{Montz1989TheDO, title={The diagnosis of immature teratoma by maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening.}, author={Fredrick J Montz and Janet Horenstein and Laura Platt and G D'ablaing and J B Schlaerth and Glenn R. Cunningham}, journal={Obstetrics and gynecology}, year={1989}, volume={73 3 Pt 2}, pages={522-5} }