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Gastric teratoma in children: A report of two cases and review of literature


1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India
2 Department of Paediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India

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Md Mokarram Ali,
Department of Paediatric Surgery, Pt B D Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak - 124 001, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ajps.ajps_105_22

Gastric teratomas are very rare tumours. They present with upper abdomen distension which can easily be confused with other common conditions with mass per abdomen in the paediatric age group. Surgical excision is curative for gastric teratomas. The diagnosis is confirmed by radiological evaluation followed by histopathological analysis of excised specimen. We are reporting two such cases of gastric teratomas who presented with complaints of upper abdomen distension. They were evaluated with radiological imaging and successfully managed by surgical excision.


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