AKM Amirul MorshedDirectorate General of Medical Education, Bangladesh
Title: Mediastinal cystic teratoma with right sided extra renal wilms’ tumor - A rare case report
A teratoma of the mediastinum is an uncommon germ cell tumor. Five percent of germ cell tumors are extragonadally located and men are affected more than women. Most mediastinal teratoma produce no symptoms, but we are presenting a case which was present with respiratory distress in early childhood. Classical Wilms’ tumor usually found within the kidney but rarely it can occur in extra renal situations. Combination of these two is not reported until today we have searched extensively. We are presenting a 26 month old boy with mediastinal cystic teratoma with right sided extra renal Wilms’ tumor which may be the first reported case. Combined effort of various concern departments ensures the diagnosis and management of such a rare case.
AKM Amirul Morshed completed his MD (Pediatrics) from Dhaka University and MD (Pediatric Hematology and Oncology) from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University. He was Head of department of Pediatric hematology and Oncology, Dhaka Medical College for 9 years. Now working as Additional Director General (Admin) at Directorate General of Medical Education (DGME), the authority of medical education in Bangladesh. He has more than 48 publications that have been cited over 25 times and his publication h-index is 3. He is serving as an editorial board member of 2 reputed journal