(SCT) is an unusual tumour located at the base of the tailbone (coccyx) of a newborn.
: a case report and review of literature.
Tumor markers or prognostic factors should be obtained prior to surgery but, in this case, were not obtained because it was thought to be a sacrococcygeal teratoma
Our patient presented in a similar fashion and we understandably made a misdiagnosis of sacrococcygeal teratoma
. Sacrococcygeal teratomas
present at birth as sacrococcygeal masses.
Xiao, "Analysis of recurrence risks for sacrococcygeal teratoma
in children," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.
High-output cardiac failure in fetuses with large sacrococcygeal teratoma
: diagnosis by echocardiography and Doppler ultrasound.
Maternal Mirror Syndrome or pseudotoxemia is a severe maternal condition associated with sacrococcygeal teratoma
in fetus (9).
Her only significant medical history was that at birth she was found to have a congenital sacrococcygeal teratoma
Resection of sacrococcygeal teratoma
(SCT) in fetuses with nonimmune hydrops.
Two of the 123 infants (1.6%) had a birth defect: One was born with sacrococcygeal teratoma
and one with a tethered spinal cord.
Prognosis Early diagnosis can improve patient prognosis due to the potential risk of a delayed diagnosis of a sacrococcygeal teratoma
Findings on Radiography in the immediate neonatal period Imaging demonstrates a sickle-shaped sacrum and dilated and distended air-filled loops of bowel.