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Abstract #2277

Diagnosis, Characterization of Fetal Sacrococcygeal Teratomas (Type IV) with Prenatal MRI and Its Outcome

Xianyun Cai1, Jinxia Zhu2, and Guangbin Wang1
1Shandong Medical Imaging Research Institute, Shandong University, Jinan, China, China, 2MR Collaboration, Siemens Healthcare Ltd., Beijing, China, China

This study investigated the prenatal diagnosis and prognosis of fetal sacrococcygeal teratomas (SCTs) (Type IV) with Prenatal MRI. Sixteen fetuses with suspected Type IV teratomas were included and followed up in this study. The results showed that prenatal MRI could effectly diagnosed fetal Type IV SCTs, which have a bright outcomes postnatally after surgery resection. This suggests correct diagnosis of teratoma on prenatal MRI and early operation after birth are important for prognosis.

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