ganglioneuroma


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ganglioneuroma

[¦gaŋ·glē·ō·nu̇′rō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor composed of sympathetic ganglion cells and sheathed nerve fibers.
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Retroperitoneal ganglioneuroma in children: CT and MRI features with histologic correlation.
8] Ganglioneuroma is generally a unilateral disease; if both sides are involved, a genetic history should be considered.
Another adrenal tumor that presents with intersecting fascicles of spindle cells is a ganglioneuroma.
Ganglioneuroma presenting with differentiated skeletal metastases.
Ganglioneuroma and ganglioneuroblastoma typically occur in the posterior mediastinum.
Ganglioneuroma component of the composite paraganglioma-ganglioneuroma containing occasional and prominent ganglion cells (hematoxylin-phloxine-saffron stain, 100x magnification).
The differential diagnosis includes other spindle cell lesions that cause colonic mucosal polyps including inflammatory fibroid polyps (Vanek tumor), gastrointestinal stromal tumor, schwannoma, ganglioneuroma, inflammatory cloacogenic polyp, prolapsing mucosal polyp, leiomyoma, and the recently described intestinal perineurioma.
7) To our knowledge, this article represents the first report of myelolipoma occurring in association with an adrenal ganglioneuroma.
Ganglioneuroma is a well-differentiated tumor of the sympathoadrenal nervous system.
While some cases may exhibit a predominance of the spindle cell component and resemble a ganglioneuroma, others are largely epithelioid and resemble a paraganglioma or carcinoid tumor.