Journal of Clinical Neonatology | 2019

Oral teratoma presenting with bleeding and respiratory difficulty: A very rare case



An oropharyngeal teratoma is a rare malformation. It is also known as epignathus. It is composed of all three germinal layer derived cells. Only few cases are reported. We present a case of large teratoma that was arising from the tongue in a newborn. Total surgical excision was performed and histological examination showed mature teratoma.

Volume 8
Pages 250 - 251
DOI 10.4103/jcn.JCN_107_18
Language English
Journal Journal of Clinical Neonatology

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