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Sacrococcygeal teratoma: Computed tomography evaluation

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      Abstract

      Axial computed tomography, as well as direct sagittal computed tomography in some cases, was used to evaluate five cases of sacrococcygeal tumors, and the findings are presented. Computed tomography greatly assisted in making a correct preoperative diagnosis and in delineating the extent of the tumors. Direct sagittal scans readily staged these tumors, whereas axial scans revealed extension in the transverse plane, especially for intraspinal extension.

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