Sacrococcygeal teratoma CT

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mirdula Sharma, MBBS [2]

Overview

CT scan is not part of the routine investigation of sacrococcygeal teratoma. On CT scan, sacrococcygeal teratoma is characterized by bone, fat, and cystic components.[1]

Key CT Findings in Sacrococcygeal Teratoma

  • CT scan is done postnatally to determine the extend of the tumor.
  • Identifies bone, fat and cystic components.[1]
  • Calcification may again be seen.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sacrococcygel Teratoma. Radiopedia (2015) http://radiopaedia.org/articles/sacrococcygeal-teratoma Accessed on December 15, 2015