Last Updated: October 1, 2018
- Midline intracranial tumor arising from multipotential germ cells
- Contains tissue from all three germ cell types: ectoderm, endoderm, and mesoderm
- Fat, calcification, teeth, soft tissue, sebaceum, and cysts
- Mature: well-differentiated, WHO grade 1, often with cystic tumor component
- Immature: intermediate differentiation
- Malignant: malignant degeneration of immature teratoma, may co...