Ganglioneuroma

Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male
CT

Well-circumscribed, solid, non enhancing, mediastinal mass, iso to hypoattenuating to muscle.

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven ganglioneuroma.

Ganglioneuromas are fully differentiated neuronal tumors that do not contain immature elements. They tend to occur in the pediatric population and are often asymptomatic. Usually, patients are older than 10 years old, compared to neuroblastoma which occurs in patient younger than 3 years old.

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Case information

rID: 36471
Published: 26th Apr 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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