Epignathus

Epignathus is a teratoma originating from the upper jaw, usually connected with the sphenoid bone or hard palate. [PMID:19240824, UToronto:chum]
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2011
2011
Epignathus is an extremely rare oropharyngeal teratoma that commonly arises from the palate, leading to a high mortality (80-100… (More)
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2008
2008
Epignathus is a rare congenital nasopharyngeal tumour that is derived from the upper jaw, palate, and sphenoid bone. It usually… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Epignathus is a rare form of congenital teratoma, originating from the base of the skull, most commonly the hard… (More)
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2006
2006
A case of epignathus combined with cleft palate, lobulated tongue, and lingual hamartoma is reported. A newborn female presented… (More)
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1992
1992
A huge and extremely organoid mass, protruding from the mouth of a newborn and causing respiratory embarrassment, was resected… (More)
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1989
1989
Epignathus is a rare congenital teratoid tumor protruding through the mouth. It causes respiratory distress in newborn infants… (More)
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1987
1987
Epignathus or teratoma arising from the hard palate nasal cavity is an extremely rare abnormality. This tumour usually causes… (More)
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1980
1980
A stillborn male infant with massive epignathus showed placental enlargement, hydramnios, and hydrops. These changes are thought… (More)
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1978
1978
This case demonstrated a mass seen on an ultrasound scan performed prior to amniocentesis to determine fetal maturity. It… (More)
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1976
1976
Two infants from unrelated families died on the 1st day of life with epignathus, duplication of the entire pituitary… (More)
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