A Sacrococcygeal Teratoma: Third Lower Extremity

Akcali Ayhan

Private A Hospital, Kocasinan, Bahçelievler, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ozyigit Elif

Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ozyigit Omer

Atlas University Medicine Hospital, Güneşli, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ekinci Safak *

Private A Hospital, Kocasinan, Bahçelievler, Istanbul, Turkey.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Teratomas develop most frequently in the sacrococcygeum and are often diagnosed by simple observation. Most sacrococcygeal teratomas are benign, and evident in the newborn. Surgery is the primary, usually curative treatment. In this report, an unusual form of sacrococcygeal teratoma which had morphology of lower extremity is presented.

Keywords: Sacrococcygeal teratoma, lower extremity, newborn

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Ayhan , Akcali, Ozyigit Elif, Ozyigit Omer, and Ekinci Safak. 2023. “A Sacrococcygeal Teratoma: Third Lower Extremity”. Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research 6 (2):53-57. https://journalajorr.com/index.php/AJORR/article/view/168.


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