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.
- Abdomen, neoplasms
- Infants, newborn digestive system
- Stomach, neoplasms