Pineal region teratoma with high serum and CSF alpha-fetoprotein levels

Cheng Mao Cheng, Yung Hsiao Chiang, Shin Nieh

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We report a patient with an immature teratoma of the pineal region with high levels of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) in serum and cerebrospinal fluid. This is very rare and to the best our knowledge, the second case reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-259
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2006
Externally publishedYes



  • Alpha-fetoprotein
  • Immature teratoma
  • Pineal region

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Neurology

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