When you think about where teeth grow, your brain is probably the last place they could be. However this happened this week when a 4-month-old had a brain tumor with several teeth removed! Laci sits down to discuss teratomas, and why teeth can grow in some weird places.
Baby’s Rare Brain Tumor Had Teeth
“A 4-month-old infant in Maryland may be the first person to have had teeth form in his brain as a result of a specific type of rare brain tumor, according to a new report of the case.”
Adamantinomatous Craniopharyngioma Containing Teeth
“A 4-month-old term male infant presented with increasing head circumference on routine pediatric visits.”
What is a Teratoma?
“A teratoma is a type of germ cell tumor which contains several different types of cells, caused when germ cells run amok and start replicating where they shouldn’t.”
Doctors Find Cyst With Teeth, Hair In 18-Year-Old
“Miguel Belcon was always a chubby child and stayed on the heavy side as he grew into a young man, so no one thought anything of his shortness of breath through the years. After all, he did weigh 16 pounds when he was born 18 years ago.”
Woman With Teeth Growing In Her Eye
“Check out the case of a woman who had teeth growing in one of her eyes, tumors which consist of body parts growing inside other parts of the body.”
Vaginas With Teeth – And Other Sexual Myths
“Your genitals are connected to your nose. Women are infertile males. Orgasm is necessary to make a baby. Masturbation leads to insanity.”
Pulling Teeth: Ovarian Teratomas & The Myth Of Vagina Dentata
“In preparation for our upcoming exhibition, Foreign Bodies, several members of the engagement team went to visit UCL Pathology Collections, to have a look at a collection of foreign objects removed from the human body.”
Why Can’t We Regrow Teeth?
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