Neuroblastoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Abdominal distension.

Patient Data

Age: 18 months
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Axial post contrast CT demonstrating a large retroperitoneal mass encasing the aorta and lifting it forwards. The kidney is displaced and does not demonstrate a claw sign. 

Case Discussion

These features are typical of a large neuroblastoma, which classically envelop and displace vessels, something Wilms tumours do not. 

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Case Information

rID: 7661
Case created: 17th Nov 2009
Last edited: 27th Nov 2015
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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