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Disease Teratoma

Name Teratoma
Synonyms Benign Teratoma | Benign Teratomas | Dysembryoma | Dysembryomas | Immature Teratoma | Immature Teratomas | Malignant Teratoma | Malignant Teratomas | Teratoid Tumor | Teratoid Tumors | Teratoma, Benign | Teratoma, Cystic | Teratoma, Immature | Teratoma, Malignant | Teratoma, Mature | Teratomas | Teratomas, Benign | Teratomas, Immature | Teratomas, Malignant | Tumors, Teratoid | Tumor, Teratoid
Definition A true neoplasm composed of a number of different types of tissue, none of which is native to the area in which it occurs. It is composed of tissues that are derived from three germinal layers, the endoderm, mesoderm, and ectoderm. They are classified histologically as mature (benign) or immature (malignant). (From DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1642)
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D013724
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Teratoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Teratoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Dermoid Cyst Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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  Struma Ovarii
  Teratoid Tumor, Atypical
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  Teratoma, Testicular
  Typical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor