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Teratoma
Majda M. Thurnher, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          • Diagnostic Checklist

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Definitions

              • Tridermal mass originating from
                • Displaced embryonic tissue that is misenfolded
                • Embryonic stem cells
                • Parthenogenetic → "blighted twins"
              • Types
                • Mature teratoma
                • Immature teratoma
                • Teratoma with malignant transformation

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              • Microscopic Features

                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                • Presentation

                                  • Demographics

                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                      • Treatment

                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                        • Consider

                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                            Selected References

                                            1. Bohara M et al: Mature posterior fossa teratoma mimicking dermoid cyst. Brain Tumor Pathol. 30(4):262-5, 2013
                                            2. Ghosal N et al: Posterior third ventricular mature teratoma with a hemangiomatous component. Clin Neuropathol. 32(6):532-5, 2013
                                            3. Liu Z et al: Imaging characteristics of primary intracranial teratoma. Acta Radiol. Epub ahead of print, 2013
                                            4. Sanyal P et al: A case of mature cystic teratoma arising from the fourth ventricle. Case Rep Pathol. 2013:702424, 2013
                                            5. Sweiss RB et al: Suprasellar mature cystic teratoma: an unusual location for an uncommon tumor. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2013:180497, 2013
                                            6. Taniguchi M et al: A rapidly expanding immature teratoma originating from a neurohypophyseal germinoma. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 39(4):445-8, 2013
                                            7. Goyal N et al: Mature teratoma in association with neural tube defect (occipital encephalocele): series of four cases and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 48(2):67-72, 2012
                                            8. Isaacs H: Fetal brain tumors: a review of 154 cases. Am J Perinatol. 26(6):453-66, 2009
                                            9. Sato K et al: Pathology of intracranial germ cell tumors. Prog Neurol Surg. 23:59-75, 2009
                                            10. Berhouma M et al: Transcortical approach to a huge pineal mature teratoma. Pediatr Neurosurg. 44(1):52-4, 2008
                                            11. Köken G et al: Prenatal diagnosis of a fetal intracranial immature teratoma. Fetal Diagn Ther. 24(4):368-71, 2008
                                            12. Noudel R et al: Intracranial teratomas in children: the role and timing of surgical removal. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2(5):331-8, 2008
                                            13. Arslan E et al: Massive congenital intracranial immature teratoma of the lateral ventricle with retro-orbital extension: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 43(4):338-42, 2007
                                            14. Baykaner MK et al: A mature cystic teratoma in pineal region mimicking parietal encephalocele in a newborn. Childs Nerv Syst. 23(5):573-6, 2007
                                            15. Shim KW et al: Congenital cavernous sinus cystic teratoma. Yonsei Med J. 48(4):704-10, 2007
                                            16. Erman T et al: Congenital intracranial immature teratoma of the lateral ventricle: a case report and review of the literature. Neurol Res. 27(1):53-6, 2005
                                            17. Cavalheiro S et al: Fetal brain tumors. Childs Nerv Syst. 19(7-8):529-36, 2003
                                            18. Im SH et al: Congenital intracranial teratoma: prenatal diagnosis and postnatal successful resection. Med Pediatr Oncol. 40(1):57-61, 2003
                                            19. Jaing TH et al: Intracranial germ cell tumors: a retrospective study of 44 children. Pediatr Neurol. 26(5):369-73, 2002
                                            20. Liang L et al: MRI of intracranial germ-cell tumours. Neuroradiology. 44(5):382-8, 2002
                                            21. Okada Y et al: Hypomethylated X chromosome gain and rare isochromosome 12p in diverse intracranial germ cell tumors. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 61(6):531-8, 2002
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                                            KEY FACTS

                                            • Terminology

                                              • Imaging

                                                • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                  • Clinical Issues

                                                    • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                      TERMINOLOGY

                                                      • Definitions

                                                        • Tridermal mass originating from
                                                          • Displaced embryonic tissue that is misenfolded
                                                          • Embryonic stem cells
                                                          • Parthenogenetic → "blighted twins"
                                                        • Types
                                                          • Mature teratoma
                                                          • Immature teratoma
                                                          • Teratoma with malignant transformation

                                                      IMAGING

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • CT Findings

                                                          • MR Findings

                                                            • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                                  • General Features

                                                                    • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                      • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                          • Presentation

                                                                            • Demographics

                                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                • Treatment

                                                                                  DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                  • Consider

                                                                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                      Selected References

                                                                                      1. Bohara M et al: Mature posterior fossa teratoma mimicking dermoid cyst. Brain Tumor Pathol. 30(4):262-5, 2013
                                                                                      2. Ghosal N et al: Posterior third ventricular mature teratoma with a hemangiomatous component. Clin Neuropathol. 32(6):532-5, 2013
                                                                                      3. Liu Z et al: Imaging characteristics of primary intracranial teratoma. Acta Radiol. Epub ahead of print, 2013
                                                                                      4. Sanyal P et al: A case of mature cystic teratoma arising from the fourth ventricle. Case Rep Pathol. 2013:702424, 2013
                                                                                      5. Sweiss RB et al: Suprasellar mature cystic teratoma: an unusual location for an uncommon tumor. Case Rep Neurol Med. 2013:180497, 2013
                                                                                      6. Taniguchi M et al: A rapidly expanding immature teratoma originating from a neurohypophyseal germinoma. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol. 39(4):445-8, 2013
                                                                                      7. Goyal N et al: Mature teratoma in association with neural tube defect (occipital encephalocele): series of four cases and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 48(2):67-72, 2012
                                                                                      8. Isaacs H: Fetal brain tumors: a review of 154 cases. Am J Perinatol. 26(6):453-66, 2009
                                                                                      9. Sato K et al: Pathology of intracranial germ cell tumors. Prog Neurol Surg. 23:59-75, 2009
                                                                                      10. Berhouma M et al: Transcortical approach to a huge pineal mature teratoma. Pediatr Neurosurg. 44(1):52-4, 2008
                                                                                      11. Köken G et al: Prenatal diagnosis of a fetal intracranial immature teratoma. Fetal Diagn Ther. 24(4):368-71, 2008
                                                                                      12. Noudel R et al: Intracranial teratomas in children: the role and timing of surgical removal. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2(5):331-8, 2008
                                                                                      13. Arslan E et al: Massive congenital intracranial immature teratoma of the lateral ventricle with retro-orbital extension: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Neurosurg. 43(4):338-42, 2007
                                                                                      14. Baykaner MK et al: A mature cystic teratoma in pineal region mimicking parietal encephalocele in a newborn. Childs Nerv Syst. 23(5):573-6, 2007
                                                                                      15. Shim KW et al: Congenital cavernous sinus cystic teratoma. Yonsei Med J. 48(4):704-10, 2007
                                                                                      16. Erman T et al: Congenital intracranial immature teratoma of the lateral ventricle: a case report and review of the literature. Neurol Res. 27(1):53-6, 2005
                                                                                      17. Cavalheiro S et al: Fetal brain tumors. Childs Nerv Syst. 19(7-8):529-36, 2003
                                                                                      18. Im SH et al: Congenital intracranial teratoma: prenatal diagnosis and postnatal successful resection. Med Pediatr Oncol. 40(1):57-61, 2003
                                                                                      19. Jaing TH et al: Intracranial germ cell tumors: a retrospective study of 44 children. Pediatr Neurol. 26(5):369-73, 2002
                                                                                      20. Liang L et al: MRI of intracranial germ-cell tumours. Neuroradiology. 44(5):382-8, 2002
                                                                                      21. Okada Y et al: Hypomethylated X chromosome gain and rare isochromosome 12p in diverse intracranial germ cell tumors. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 61(6):531-8, 2002