Published in Cancer Gene Therapy Week, May 16th, 2005
"Congenital intracranial tumors are extremely rare and account only for 0.5%-1.5% of brain tumors in children," oncologists in Japan explained.
K. Yokoi and colleagues at Jikei University described "a large intrauterine congenital teratoma in a female fetus at gestation weeks 37, which was diagnosed by detecting the tumor and associated craniomegaly with ultrasonography (US) and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging."
"The tumor had replaced the cerebral hemispheres and produced prenatal manifestations," published data indicated. "Pathologic examination showed...
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