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Epignathus with oropharynx destruction

Valerio Pellegrini; Francesco Colasurdo; Massimiliano Guerriero

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Abstract

  Epignathus, is a rare oropharyngeal teratoma arising from the head and neck region. Sporadic cases have been described with associated intracerebral teratoma. Even more infrequent and extraordinary is the circumstance of a teratoma with oropharynx destruction. We describe the case of a fetus with pharyngeal mass that completely destroyed the oral cavity. The histological examination revealed an immature teratoma (G3); only one other G3 case has been described.

Keywords

Fetus, Pathology, Oral Teratoma

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Submitted date:
04/27/2021

Accepted date:
05/17/2021

Publication date:
06/25/2021

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