Malignant Yolk Sac Tumor in Neonate: A Management Dilemma

Authors

  • Manish Pathak All India Institute of Medical sciences, Jodhpur
  • Rahul Saxena All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur India
  • Arvind Sinha All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21699/jns.v7i1.674

Keywords:

Malignancy, Pediatric, Yolk sac tumor

Abstract

Neonatal sacrococcygeal teratoma with yolk sac tumour is rare. We report a case of sacrococcygeal teratoma which was proven to be yolk sac tumor after excision. The patient developed complications related to chemotherapy. The baby was ultimately managed without chemotherapy on close monitoring.

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Author Biographies

Manish Pathak, All India Institute of Medical sciences, Jodhpur

Associate Professor,

Department of Pediatric surgery, 

AIIMS, Jodhpur

Rahul Saxena, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur India

Assistant Professor,

Department of Pediatric surgery, 

AIIMS, Jodhpur

Arvind Sinha, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur India

Professor and Head,

Department of Pediatric surgery, 

AIIMS, Jodhpur

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Published

2018-01-05

How to Cite

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Pathak M, Saxena R, Sinha A. Malignant Yolk Sac Tumor in Neonate: A Management Dilemma. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2018Jan.5 [cited 2022May17];7(1):10. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/373

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