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Volume 24, Number 4, 2019

Unresectable recurrence malignant sacrococcygeal teratoma in children treated with chemoradiotherapy: Case report and literature review

Yecai Huang, Mei Feng, Jun Yin, Bingyu Fu, Jinyi Lang

Summary:

Sacrococcygeal teratoma is the most common germ cell neoplasia that consists of tissues derived from primitive germ layers. Approximately 10–20% of patients are malignant. Because of the high rate of recurrence, treatment strategies for malignant sacrococcygeal teratomas are limited. Hence, we report a case of malignant sacrococcygeal teratoma treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy plus adjuvant chemotherapy and review the literature. This case report indicates that chemoradiation plus adjuvant chemotherapy may be a treatment option for malignant SCT which is not technically resectable or with residual lesion after surgery.

Signature: Rep Pract Oncol Radiother, 2019; 24(4) : 392-398


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