This revised abundantly illustrated second edition of tumors of the fetus and infant an atlas presents an up to date account of the clinical and pathological features of neoplastic disease and tumor like conditions in the fetus neonate and infant and discusses major tumor studies and cases from throughout the world. Teratoma is the leading fetal and neonatal neoplasm inseveral reviews 9 10 12 14 16 17 table 11 mostgerm cell tumors of the fetus and infant are histologicallybenign and are diagnosed as either mature or immature tera tomas table 22 yolk sac tumor second in frequencyoccurs alone or in combination with a teratoma. All babies with sacrococcygeal teratoma should be delivered at a specialized hospital with pediatric surgery expertise tumors larger than 10 cm in diameter will require c section delivery the neonatologist will provide support in the intensive care nursery until the baby is stable enough for surgery. Tumors of the fetus and infant presents an up to date account of the clinical and pathological features of neoplastic disease and tumor like conditions in the fetus and neonate and discusses major tumor studies and cases from throughout the world each chapter reviews the incidence clinical findings cytogenetics pathology radiology . Cardiac tumors these very rare tumors can be detected on fetal sonograms at a gestational age of about 22 weeks the most common type of prenatal cardiac tumor is the rhabdomyoma which can indicate additional problems for the infant
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