Gastric teratomas in infants - Report of two cases

Marilyn J. Siegel, G. D. Shackelford

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Gastric teratoma is a rare benign tumor with a striking male predominance in patients under one year of age. The common presenting features are a palpable mass producing gastrointestinal hemorrhage or respiratory distress. Approximately 50% of gastric teratomas may show calcification on plain abdominal roentgenograms. Two cases in newborns are reported, and the clinical and radiologic features of gastric teratomas reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-200
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 1978


  • Abdomen, neoplasms
  • Infants, newborn digestive system
  • Stomach, neoplasms
  • Teratoma


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