Certified Medical Magazine by WMA, ACSA, HON
FAQs
0
Menu

Can teratomas contain eyes?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 12/22/2017

Although teratomas rarely contain more complex organs, there have been cases of teratomas containing parts of eyes (including eyeballs), brain, liver, lungs, or thyroid gland. However, to date, no teratoma containing complete organs has been found.

Suggested for you: Ovarian Teratoma – Can It Contain Teeth, Hair & Other Organs?.

 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI) License: 3185-CV.
We use own cookies and third party cookies to offer you personalized ads and gather statistical data. If you continue the navigation we understand that you accept our cookies policy.