Thoracolumbar teratoma associated with meningomyelocele: common aetiology or coincidence?

@article{Erahin2002ThoracolumbarTA,
  title={Thoracolumbar teratoma associated with meningomyelocele: common aetiology or coincidence?},
  author={Yusuf Erşahin},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2002},
  volume={18},
  pages={304-304}
}
This commentary refers to the article http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-002-0586-z have the potential to develop a malignancy [7]. Tibbs et al. [5] stated that the term “teratoma” should be reserved for tissues representing all three germ layers. The well-differentiated cellular components forming mature structures and the lack of primitive or organoid structures, as well as the absence of neoplastic characteristics, indicate a hamartoma rather than a teratoma. A hamartoma is not the result of… CONTINUE READING