Baby’s rare brain tumor had teeth

A tumour with Teeth, I’m watching and reading a lot about brain tumours lately. I’m not sure if its because of the headaches or of the headaches are psychosomatic because of the tumours?

Michael Bradley - Time Traveler

Baby’s rare brain tumor had teeth

By Rachael Rettner

Published February 27, 2014

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.

The boy is doing well now that his tumor has been removed, and doctors say the case sheds light on how these rare tumors develop.

Doctors first suspected something might be wrong when the child’s head appeared to be growing faster than is typical for children his age. A brain scan revealed a tumor containing structures that looked very similar to teeth normally found in the lower jaw.

The child underwent brain surgery to have the tumor removed, during which doctors found that the tumor contained several fully formed teeth, according to the report. [14 Oddest Medical Cases

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