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A Tiny Brain, Skull, and Hair Have Been Extracted From a Teen's Ovary
 

A Tiny Brain, Skull, and Hair Have Been Extracted From a Teen's Ovary

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Japanese surgeons have pulled a mass of hair, bone, and a tiny, malformed brain, from a teenager’s ovary.
 
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8 Jan 2017 - General
 
I cant just imagine brain, skull and hair in female ovary. Is it a cancer type? Japanese doctors did well and removed from that 16 years teenage women and fortunately she has no immune response so I can say that it is a localised growth and I am firs...
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Ovarian teratomas often contain differentiated cells and finding tissue resembling hair, teeth, bone inside an ovarian teratoma happens most of the times. But it is the first time I have heard of a 'brain' being found inside a teratoma. I can...
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