Images in Surgery| Volume 143, ISSUE 4, P570-571, April 2008

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Primary rectal teratoma

Published:November 09, 2007DOI:
      A 14-year-old female presented with one episode of bleeding per rectum. Her general and physical examination was unremarkable except that a hard pedunculated polyp was palpated in the rectum about 7 cm from the anal verge. The mass was non-tender, had a slightly irregular surface and could be pulled near to the anal opening. There was no bleeding on touch.
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