GIANT GANGLIONEUROMA IN PEDIATRIC PATIENT

Cristina Coman1, C.D. Sandu1, Theodora Eugenia Voitcu1, D. A. Iosza2, R.I. Spătaru 1,2

1The University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania
2Pediatric Surgery Department,”Marie S. Curie” Pediatric Emergency Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

Corresponding author: Constantin-Dragoş Sandu
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Abstract

Ganglioneuroma is a rare, benign neuroblastic tumor, arising mainly from the central or peripheral autonomic nervous system, especially the sympathetic system. We present the case of a 7 year old male patient, B.S., with a giant asymptomatic ganglioneuroma located in the retroperitoneum.

 

Keywords: ganglioneuroma, asymptomatic, prenatal diagnosis

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