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J Korean Radiol Soc. 2002 Aug;47(2):161-164. Korean. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.3348/jkrs.2002.47.2.161
Yoo DK , Song CJ , Ahn YS , Kang DY .
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Korea.
Department of Pathology, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Korea.
Abstract

Nasopharyngeal teratomas are rare congenital tumors which mainly cause neonatal respiratory difficulty or feeding problems. We report an extremely rare case of nasopharyngeal teratoma in which a 34-year-old woman experienced a foreign body sensation. Simple radiographs and CT scans revealed the presence of an exophytically growing mass with a region of fatty attenuation and a well-formed tooth in the nasopharyngeal wall. The mass was surgically removed, and found at histopathology to be a mature teratoma.

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