Ganglioneuroma Always A Histopathological Diagnosis

Neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma and ganglioneuroma arise from sympathetic tissue in the neck, posterior mediastinum, adrenal gland, retroperitoneum and pelvis Ganglioneuromas are commonly seen in childhood. They are highly differentiated benign tumors and are compatible with long-term disease fr...

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Main Authors: Prasad K Shetty, Balaiah K, Gnana Prakash S, Prasanna K Shetty
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Light House Polyclinic Mangalore 2011-01-01
Series:Online Journal of Health & Allied Sciences
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Online Access:http://www.ojhas.org/issue36/2010-4-19.htm
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Summary:Neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma and ganglioneuroma arise from sympathetic tissue in the neck, posterior mediastinum, adrenal gland, retroperitoneum and pelvis Ganglioneuromas are commonly seen in childhood. They are highly differentiated benign tumors and are compatible with long-term disease free survival. Retroperitoneal localization is relatively frequent for these tumors. Due to its rarity and lack of specific radiological findings diagnosis is always postoperative. Here, we present a case of Retroperitoneal ganglioneuroma which was undiagnosed before surgery.
ISSN:0972-5997