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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Ganglioneuroma occurs in older patients with a median age at diagnosis of 7 years with slight female predominance.
In animals, the ganglion cells of ganglioneuroma and ganglioneuroblastoma are strongly immunoreactive for neurofilament (KOESTNER & HIGGINS, 2002).
Ectopic brain tissue or tumors composed of neurons or neuronal-related elements, that is, gangliocytomas, ganglioneuromas, gangliogliomas, pheochromocytomas (Greek phaios = dark or black; from the chromaffin reaction), and macroscopic foci of mature brain tissue in teratomas, have a color reminiscent of gray matter (Figure 6, D and E).
Histopathological examination of tumor was reported as ganglioneuroma.
Ganglioneuroblastoma and ganglioneuroma have been found in most patients and neuroblastoma and neurofibroma have been found in a small number of cases.
Ganglioneuroma is a rare, benign, neuroblastic tumour that originates from the neural crest cells.
5-14) Neoplastic diseases that have been reported in pelicans are 8 cases of chondrosarcoma, 3 cases of squamous cell carcinoma, and 1 case each of cholangiocarcinoma, bronchial carcinoma, phaeochromocytoma, and ganglioneuroma.
Associations of Hirschsprung disease and tumors of neural crest origin, namely; neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, and ganglioneuroma have been reported in some CCHS cases.
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN2) syndromes are autosomally dominant clinical associations characterised by a number of tumours, including medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), phaeochromocytoma, thyroid C-cell hyperplasia (CCH), parathyroid tumours (MEN2A) and ganglioneuroma of the gastrointestinal tract (MEN2B).
This is why ganglioneuroma was not even considered in the differential diagnosis pre-operatively in the presented patient.
Solitary neurofibroma, neuroma, ganglioneuroma and schwannoma may present as submucosal or subserosal filling defects, with mass effect on adjacent bowel loops with signs of obstruction.
Functional benign tumors, such as primary aldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome, and pheochromocytoma as well as non-functioning tumors, such as ganglioneuroma, non-functioning adenoma, myelolipoma, and cyst are among the indications of the procedure.