Top 10 Clinical Trends for May 2015

Ryan Syrek


May 26, 2015

#1 Clinical Trend: Teratoma

Sometimes, all it takes to cause an increase in searches is one particularly interesting case. In Los Angeles, a patient underwent surgery for a brain tumor only to discover she actually had a growth that contained hair, bone, and teeth. News went viral after the patient joked her “evil twin sister” had been causing the problem.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Cystic Teratoma.

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