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Ganglioneuroma Always A Histopathological Diagnosis

By Prasad K Shetty, Balaiah K, Gnana Prakash S and Prasanna K Shetty

Abstract

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

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: BS Kakkilaya
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:cogprints.org:7262
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