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Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2012;2012:597489. doi: 10.1155/2012/597489. Epub 2012 Dec 19.

Ultrasound evaluation of congenital cervical teratoma and therapeutic management (ex utero intrapartum treatment).

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital La Fe, Bulevar Sur s/n, 46026 Valencia, Spain.


The ultrasound evaluation of the fetal neck has a high importance as a key point of the airway and digestive tract. We report the case of a fetus diagnosed with a cervical teratoma by ultrasound, which generated a compressive effect on airway, requiring a surgical approach EXIT (ex utero intrapartum treatment) to ensure the extrauterine viability.

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