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  1. photo Woman goes to get tumor removed, discovers 'evil twin' lodged in her brainWoman goes to get tumor removed, discovers 'evil twin' lodged in her brainNews
    brain tumors with a minimum of damage to brain tissue. During surgery Dr. Hrayr Shahinian made the shocking discovery that the tumor was a teratoma, or an embryonic "evil twin," lodged in her brainRead more

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Teratoma

Disease

A teratoma is a tumor with tissue or organ components resembling normal derivatives of more than one germ layer. Although the teratoma may be monodermal or polydermal (originating from one or more germ layers), its cells may differentiate in ways suggesting other germ layers. The tissues of a teratoma, although normal in themselves, may be quite different from surrounding tissues and may be...More