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Are teratoma tumors genetic?

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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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In brief: Some are

Teratomas arise from cells that can differentiate in to a host of tissue types and can be associated with chromosomal (genetic) abnormalities or with inherited syndromes.
However, vast majority are sporadic and will not be passed on to the kids.

In brief: Some are

Teratomas arise from cells that can differentiate in to a host of tissue types and can be associated with chromosomal (genetic) abnormalities or with inherited syndromes.
However, vast majority are sporadic and will not be passed on to the kids.
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