High resolution computed tomography in neonatal nasopharyngeal teratoma

Charles G. Howell, Pamela Van Tassel, Taher El Gammal

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A case of neonatal teratoma of the nasopharynx associated with polyhydramnios and respiratory distress is presented. Surgical excision was carried out after preoperative evaluation with high resolution CT. Computed tomography is valuable in distinguishing a teratomatous tumor and in searching for intracranial extension and malignant characteristics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1179-1181
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1984


  • Computed tomography
  • Nasopharynx
  • Neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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