teratoid


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teratoid

 [ter´ah-toid]
resembling a teras.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ter·a·toid

(ter'ă-toyd),
Resembling a teras.
[G. teratōdēs, fr. teras (terat-), monster, + eidos, resemblance]
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ter·a·toid

(ter'ă-toyd)
Resembling a teras.
[G. teratōdēs, fr. teras (terat-), monster, + eidos, resemblance]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Malignant transformation of these cysts in squamocellular carcinoma is extremely rare, up to 5%, and was reported in case of sublingual dermoid cyst and in case of teratoid cyst of the floor of the mouth, after a long evolution process [3, 4, 10].
Malignant changes have been recorded in dermoid cysts by New and Erich17 but not in the floor of the mouth, although a 5% rate of malignant transformation of oral dermoid cysts of the teratoid type has been reported by other authors.18 No recurrence were observed for 6 months in this case.
Teratoid cysts can develop anywhere in the body but rarely arise in the head and neck region [7].
Harris et al., "Inhibition of EZH2 suppresses self-renewal and induces radiation sensitivity in atypical rhabdoid teratoid tumor cells," Neuro-Oncology, vol.
This year's runners will include 34-year-old Alex Fawcett from Stannington, the father of three-yearold Joseph, who was diagnosed with an Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor (ATRT) aged just eight months.
Joseph was actually suffering from a rare and aggressive brain tumour, called atypical teratoid rhabdoid.
Alexander was diagnosed with teratoid rhabdoid while on holiday visiting family in Romania and has already had two eighthour operations.
It is slow growing and characterized as teratoid or nonteratoid and malignant or benign, based on histologic appearance.
In 1983, Shanmugaratnam et al described the first reported case of SNTCS as a teratoid carcinosarcoma.
Routh was suffering from an atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumour, a fast-growing tumour of the brain and spinal cord that normally occurs in young kids.
Just after Christmas she was diagnosed with atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumour, a rare brain cancer.