Case contributed by Dr Paresh K Desai

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Male

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

Case Discussion

Pathologically proven ganglioneuroma.

Ganglioneuromas are fully differentiated neuronal tumours that do not contain immature elements. They tend to occur in the paediatric 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
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2015
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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