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J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg. 2019 Jul-Sep;24(3):216-218. doi: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_114_18.

Mature Cystic Teratoma of Renal Pelvis: An Unusual Presentation at an Uncommon Site.

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Department of Paediatric Surgery, CMC, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract

Teratoma of the kidney is uncommon. We report a case of a young boy with a large, right-sided retroperitoneal cyst suspected as lymphangioma causing hydronephrosis. His renal pelvis was dilated, containing purulent fluid, and a nephrectomy was performed. Histopathology revealed a mature cystic teratoma of the renal pelvis.

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Cystic; kidney; mature; teratoma

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