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What is Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma?

What is Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma?

  • Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: A rare type of cancer that involves connective (bone, cartilage, fat) and epithelial (skin and lining of internal organs) tissue and tends to be of a large size. It often tends to occur in the nose, pharynx and sinus areas. Symptoms are determined by the size and location of the tumor.

Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma, or a subtype of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: Introduction

Types of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma:

Broader types of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma:

How serious is Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma?

Prognosis of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: Early detection improves prognosis.
Complications of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: see complications of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

What causes Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma?

Causes of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: see causes of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

What are the symptoms of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma?

Symptoms of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: see symptoms of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

Complications of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: see complications of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma.
Treatments for Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma: see treatments for Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

Name and Aliases of Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

Main name of condition: Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma

Other names or spellings for Malignant Teratocarcinosarcoma:

Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma (type), Paranasal sinus teratocarcinosarcoma (type)

Paranasal sinus teratocarcinosarcoma (type), Sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma (type)
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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