Teratomas of the head and neck

Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 1989 Jun;22(3):621-9.


Teratomas of the head and neck are a particular type of developmental malformation or tumor that are composed of cells with a full range of histogenic potential. They occur almost exclusively in the newborn and infancy periods. Treatment is directed at complete surgical removal with preservation of normal anatomic structures.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Dermoid Cyst* / diagnostic imaging
  • Dermoid Cyst* / surgery
  • Female
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms* / diagnostic imaging
  • Head and Neck Neoplasms* / surgery
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Radiography
  • Teratoma* / diagnostic imaging
  • Teratoma* / surgery