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Fetiform sacrococcygeal teratoma
  1. Subramanya Kattepura,
  2. Ravindra Sahadev,
  3. Narendrababu Munianjanappa,
  4. Gowri Shankar,
  5. Ramesh Santhanakrishnan
  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, Bangalore, India
  1. Correspondence to Subramanya Kattepura, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, South Hospital Complex, Dharmaram College Post, Bangalore – 560029, Karnataka, India; drsubbak{at}yahoo.com

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Sacrococcygeal tumours (SCT's) are the common tumours of the neonatal age group; occasionally the appearance may mimic a sacral parasitic conjoined twin (SPCT). It is important to differentiate between the two as the former carries malignant potential and needs rigorous follow-up. This report highlights the differentiating features between the two entities.

A neonate was presented to us with a sacral …

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