What is mediastinal teratoma?
Also known as: benign mediastinal teratoma, germ cell tumor, teratoma of the mediastinum, mediastinal chest mass
A mediastinal teratoma is a large mass that grows in the area between the two lungs. It’s a birth defect that is often benign, or non-cancerous. In some babies, it does not cause any problems, but in others it can lead to breathing difficulties and other problems.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf
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