Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.989**
  • H-Index: 6
  • ISSN: 2637-4625
  • DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625
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Major Scope

  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Bariatric Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  Dental Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  Anesthesiology
  •  Trauma Surgery


Citation: World J Surg Surg Res. 2018;1(1):1022.DOI: 10.25107/2637-4625.1022

Growing Teratoma Syndrome: A Report of a Rare Case with a Detailed Review of the Literature

Mehmet Üstün, Avni Can Karaca, Tayfun Yoldaş, Taylan Özgür Sezer and Cemil Çalışkan

Department of General Surgery, Tepecik Training and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Turkey
Department of General Surgery, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Department of General Surgery, Ege University, Turkey

*Correspondance to: Mehmet Üstün 

 PDF  Full Text Case Report | Open Access


Growing Teratoma Syndrome (GTS) is a rare entity, which requires clinical vigilance for early diagnosis. Surgery remains the sole treatment but it can be complicated especially for the delayed patients. Awareness on the condition can lead physicians to make more accurate diagnosis on the basis of suspicion for the patients with Non-Seminomatous Germ Cell Tumors (NSGCT).


Growing teratoma syndrome; Surgery; Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor

Cite the Article:

Üstün M, Karaca AC, Yoldaş T, Sezer TÖ, Çalışkan C. Growing Teratoma Syndrome: A Report of a Rare Case with a detailed Review of the Literature. World J Surg Surgical Res. 2018; 1: 1022.

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