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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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1999
1999
Epignathus is a rare, benign, congenital teratoma of the hard palate. Most of these teratomas are unidirectional and protrude… Expand
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1996
1996
Fetal teratonias complicate pregnancies with an incidence of I : 20 000 to 1 : 40 000 live births (1 ) . Although teratomas are… Expand
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Epignathi are unusual congenital tumours presenting as oropharyngeal masses, often resulting in rapid asphyxia following birth… Expand
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
Epignathus is a rare tumor of newborns that is associated with a high mortality secondary to airway obstruction in the neonatal… Expand
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Prenatal diagnosis of epignathus (a teratoma originating in the oropharynx) has been reported previously. However, in many of… Expand
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1984
1984
Received September 6, 1983, from the Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medi· cine… Expand
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1980
1980
A stillborn male infant with massive epignathus showed placental enlargement, hydramnios, and hydrops. These changes are thought… Expand
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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… Expand
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1977
1977
In retrospect, a diagram could hace been made from the antenatal radiological examination of the case of epignathus presented… Expand
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1968
1968
Summary A case with a rare oral teratoma (epignathus) is presented. The infant survived for five months following surgical… Expand
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