Sacrococcygeal teratoma

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


This pregnant woman presented for routine antenatal care.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Ultrasound scan shows a 28 week male fetus with a huge solid hypervascular buttock mass. The mass causes  bilateral hydronephrosis in the fetus.


The gross appearance of the fetus after the cesarean delivery

Case Discussion

Two weeks later, she came again with an abdominal pain due to an unsafe abortion, the second ultrasonography scan revealed IUFD(not shown here). A cesarean section was performed due to history of prior cesarean delivery and the confirmed diagnosis of sacrococcygeal  teratoma in the present scan.

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Case information

rID: 33220
Published: 4th Jan 2015
Last edited: 16th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included