Ganglioneuroma of the pancreas in a 4-year-old girl

Naruhiko Ikoma, Juan A. Santamaria-Barria, Curtis Wray, Kuo Jen Tsao

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Abstract

Ganglioneuroma (GN) is the uncommon, benign representative of the peripheral neuroblastic tumours (PNTs), which arise from primitive sympathetic ganglion cells. PNTs comprise one of the most common groups of neoplastic diseases in infants and children, but its occurrence in the pancreas is rare. We report a 4-year-old girl with GN of the pancreas requiring pancreaticoduodenectomy as a definitive therapy and with a great outcome, and we review the published literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number217425
JournalBMJ case reports
Volume2016
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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