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Ganglioneuroma Always A Histopathological Diagnosis

Shetty, Prasad K and K, Balaiah and S, Gnana Prakash and Shetty, Prasanna K (2011) Ganglioneuroma Always A Histopathological Diagnosis. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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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.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Ganglioneuroma; Retroperitoneum; Computed Tomography
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7262
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 May 2011 18:16
Last Modified:02 May 2011 18:16

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