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24 December 2021: Articles

Giant High-Grade Immature Teratoma of the Central Nervous System (CNS) in an Infant: A Case Report

Congenital defects / diseases

Ali Riazi A* , Mehrdad Larry B , Ali Mokhtari B , Hossein Abdali B , Mehrnaz Asfia B , Sara Bagherieh E

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.932752

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e932752

Figure 4. Different tissue specimens under the microscope. Sections showed a mixture of embryonal and adult tissues derived from all 3 germ layers in solid and cystic fashion. Immature primitive neuroepithelial elements were seen in multiple foci. Figure A–E represent different parts of the teratoma tissue under microscope with 40-power magnification and hematoxylin and eosin staining) In Figure A, red arrow shows neural tissue in a glial texture shown with blue. In Figure B, skin tissue is shown with pilosebaceous elements shown with red arrow. Figure C shows immature neural tissue and cellular foci with small round to oval cells presenting immature cells in loose stroma shown with blue arrow. Figure D shows glial tissue with red arrow. Figure E presents immature epithelial tissue resembling both skin and lung epithelial tissue, shown with blue arrow.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923