Retropancreatic teratoma with intra-thoracic extension

  • Girish D. Bakhshi | gdbakhshi@yahoo.com Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.
  • Kishor R. Wankhede Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.
  • Ajay H. Bhandarwar Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.
  • Mukund B. Tayde Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.
  • Sachin S. Shenoy Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.
  • Sandeep T. Gore Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, India.

Abstract

Primary retroperitoneal teratoma is a rare entity in adults. We present a case of 23-yearsold female who presented with complaint of abdominal pain in left upper quadrant. Computed tomography scan revealed a retroperitoneal retropancreatic teratoma near celiac axis with intra thoracic extension. Laparotomy with tumor resection was done. The case report is interesting for intra thoracic extension of retropancreatic teratoma.

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Author Biographies

Girish D. Bakhshi, Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai

Associate Professor

Kishor R. Wankhede, Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Assistant Professor
Ajay H. Bhandarwar, Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Professor
Mukund B. Tayde, Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Professor
Sachin S. Shenoy, Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Resident
Sandeep T. Gore, Department of Surgery, Grant Medical College & Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai
Resident
Published
2013-03-25
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Keywords:
teratoma, retroperitoneum, celiac axis.
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Bakhshi, G. D., Wankhede, K. R., Bhandarwar, A. H., Tayde, M. B., Shenoy, S. S., & Gore, S. T. (2013). Retropancreatic teratoma with intra-thoracic extension. Clinics and Practice, 3(1), e13. https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2013.e13

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