Rapid Communication| Volume 42, ISSUE 10, e25-e27, October 2007

Immature teratoma of gallbladder associated with gliomatosis peritonei, a case report


      The patient was a 9-month-old girl who presented with an abdominal mass. Computed tomography scan revealed that the huge heterogeneous mass with cystic, calcified, and solid components occupied the upper abdomen, and diagnosis of teratoma was made preoperatively. At the operation, a tumor arising from gallbladder and gliomatosis peritonei with intact ovaries were found. This is a rare case report of teratoma that originated in the gallbladder associated with gliomatosis peritonei.

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