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Cirugía y cirujanos

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DAVILA-RUIZ, Ediel O. et al. Mature cystic teratoma of suprahepatic localization, presentation of case and literature review. Cir. cir. [online]. 2020, vol.88, suppl.1, pp.19-23.  Epub Feb 08, 2022. ISSN 2444-054X.

We present the case of a suprahepatic tumor related to mature cystic teratoma, extragonadal germ cell tumors are rare and represent from 1.6 to 5% of all germ cell tumors, the most common site and the extragonadal presentation is the mediastinum (50-70%), retroperitoneum (30-40%), other rare locations pineal gland, sacrococcal region, prostate and bladder; however, the supra-hepatic location is not so common and is not documented in the literature.

Keywords : Abdominal tumors; Extragonadal germ cell tumors; Mature cystic teratoma; Suprahepatic tumor.

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