Internal Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Causing Urinary Retention i
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Cyst is a closed cavity with liquid or semi solid content with an epithelial lining. Childhood cystic masses can be difficult to characterise when they are huge and occupy most of the abdomen. The cyst may distort normal anatomy and their site of origin may be difficult to ascertain. The mass may be discovered late due to absence of early physical signs. In a female neonate, differential diagnosis includes ovarian cyst, sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT), meningocele and a host of other tumours. We report a case of a -9- day old term female with pelvic cystic mass who presented with urinary retention. Urinary symptoms are very rare in SCT and are reported in the literature as a few sporadic cases. The tumour was resected and subsequently she no longer developed urinary retention and able to pass urine normally....

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