EGCTs are very rare neoplasms that have been described in mediastinum, pineal gland, retroperitoneum, and sacrococcygeal
Adrian Rycroft and his partner Emma Sharp, of Lindley, found out Aston had a tumour, called a sacrococcygeal
teratoma, growing at the base of his tailbone at their 20-week scan.
Noor et al reported 8 cases with malpresentations, among them 5 had hydrocephalus, 3 presented with clubfoot, anencephaly and sacrococcygeal
Chordomas are malignant tumors originating from embryonic notochord remnants in the craniospinal axis, mostly the sacrococcygeal
(50 percent) and the spheno-occipital regions (35 percent), though 15 percent can occur in the true vertebrae.
Sofia Maxene Ereve was barely a year old in May 2014 when she was diagnosed with germ cell tumor stage 4 in the sacrococcygeal
area (the part where the base of the spine by the tailbone is located).
teratoma over two decades: Birth prevalence, prenatal diagnosis and clinical outcomes.
A 41-year-old woman presented to an academic chiropractic clinic with complaints of severe sacrococcygeal
and gluteal pain, accompanied by burning and stabbing internal and external rectal pain.
It typically affects the base of skull, the vertebral bodies, and the sacrococcygeal
bone, but may be rarely seen in the extraaxial skeleton, such as intervertebral discs and presacral soft tissue.
Dr Al Agha cited particularly the Sacrococcygeal
Teratoma, an unusual tumour that, in the newborn, is located at the base of the tailbone (coccyx).
Prevalence of sacrococcygeal
pilonidal sinus as a silent disease.
Objective: To compare Karydakis technique with Limberg flap procedure for sacrococcygeal
pilonidal sinus in terms of mean period of hospital stay and return to normal activity (mean number of days).
The most commonly observed location of a chordoma is in the sacrococcygeal
region ( 50 to 55% ) followed by the cranio occipital region ( 25 to 30% )We present a case of a 30 years old lady who came to us with complaints of difficulty in walking and inability to hold objects in both hands.