Benign teratoma of the lesser omentum - A case report

Ramadas Naik, Poornima B. Baliga, Muktha Ramesh Pai, Kapadi Surendra Nayak, Shankarnarayanan

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Teratomas of the lesser omentum are extremely rare and all cases reported in the literature have been benign teratomas with mature tissue elements. A case of teratoma, which behaved in benign fashion inspite of immature elements in a 16-year-old male, is reported. The patient remained free of disease 7 years after surgical resection of the tumour.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)461-463
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 07-2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Microbiology (medical)


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