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Giant maxillofacial teratoma in a newborn

Teratomas consist of different tissues originating from ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm and these tissues are maturated at various grades. Teratomas occur in approximately 1 in 4000 live births [1]. Ten percent of teratomas are found in the head and neck area [2]. Oropharyngeal masses can cause respiratory and nutritional problems in newborns. In this case, a rare giant maxillofacial surgical…

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  • Recieved 26.09.2018
  • Accepted 22.10.2018
  • Published Online 05.11.2018
  • Printed 01.09.2019
  • DOI 10.4328/ACAM.6031
  • Author Fatma Hilal Yılmaz, Nazlı Dilay Gültekin, Nuriye Tarakçı Emiroğlu
  • Identifier DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6031
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  • How to Cite Fatma Hilal Yılmaz, Nazlı Dilay Gültekin, Nuriye Tarakçı Emiroğlu. Giant maxillofacial teratoma in a newborn. Ann Clin Anal Med 2019; DOI: 10.4328/ACAM.6031
  • Running Title Giant teratoma
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