ganglioneuroma


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ganglioneuroma

 [gang″gle-o-nu-ro´mah]
a benign neoplasm composed of nerve fibers and mature ganglion cells; called also gangliocytoma, ganglioglioneuroma, and ganglioma.

gan·glio·neu·ro·ma

(gang'glē-ō-nū-rō'mă),
A benign neoplasm composed of mature ganglionic neurons, in varying numbers, scattered singly or in clumps within a relatively abundant and dense stroma of neurofibrils and collagenous fibers; usually found in the posterior mediastinum and retroperitoneum, sometimes in relation to the adrenal glands.
Synonym(s): ganglioma
[ganglion + G. neuron, nerve, + -oma, tumor]

ganglioneuroma

/gan·glio·neu·ro·ma/ (gang″gle-o-ndbobr-ro´mah) a benign neoplasm composed of nerve fibers and mature ganglion cells.

ganglioneuroma

Neurology A benign, embryologically differentiated tumor of the sympathetic nervous system, associated with well-differentiated neurofibromatous elements. Cf Neuroblastoma.

gan·gli·o·neu·ro·ma

(gang'glē-ō-nūr-ō'mă)
A benign neoplasm composed of mature ganglionic neurons, in varying numbers, scattered singly or in clumps within a relatively abundant and dense stroma of neurofibrils and collagenous fibers; usually found in the posterior mediastinum and retroperitoneum, sometimes in relation to the suprarenal glands.
Synonym(s): ganglioma.
[ganglion + G. neuron, nerve, + -oma, tumor]

ganglioneuroma

A benign tumour composed of sympathetic ganglion cells and neural fibrous tissue.

Ganglioneuroma

A ganglioneuroma is a tumor composed of mature nerve cells.
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ganglioneuroma

a rare benign neoplasm composed of nerve fibers and ganglion and Schwann cells. Generally, these occur in dogs, intracranially in the brain or cranial nerve ganglia, or rarely in the adrenal medulla or autonomic ganglia. See also neuroblastoma.
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The retroperitoneum and posterior mediastinum are the two most common locations for a ganglioneuroma.
According to an Armed Forces Institute of Pathology report of 88 documented cases of ganglioneuroma, 34 (38.
The pathological diagnosis was bladder ganglioneuroma with combined leiomyomatosis.
The differential diagnosis of a nonfunctional adrenal mass includes adrenal schwannoma, adrenal adenoma, adrenocortical carcinoma, adrenal metastasis, adrenal myolipoma, and neuroblastomas, which include neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroma, and ganglioneuroblastoma.
Differential diagnosis and laparoscopic treatment of adrenal pheochromocytoma and ganglioneuroma.
Neoplastic lesions included neurofibromas (2), ganglioneuroma (1), lymphoma (1), pulmonary blastoma (1) (Fig.
Ganglioneuroma, ganglioneuroblastoma, and neuroblastoma arise from sympathetic ganglia.
In addition, the tumour contained a large component of ganglioneuroma consisting of mature ganglion and spindle cells (Fig.
of cases with 1P with MYCN Stages deletion amplification 1-3 2 3 4/4S 9 8 (a) Includes one patient with ganglioneuroma.
The differential diagnosis of benign fibroblastic polyps includes other spindle cell proliferations that may present as mucosal polyps within the gastrointestinal tract, including inflammatory fibroid polyps (Vanek tumor), gastrointestinal stromal tumor, schwannoma, ganglioneuroma, inflammatory cloacogenic polyp, prolapsing mucosal polyp, smooth muscle tumors, and the recently described intestinal perineurioma.
3) We report an unusual case of adrenal myelolipoma associated with ganglioneuroma of the adrenal medulla.
Ganglioneuroma can be found anywhere along the sympathetic chain, but its most common location(s) is (are) (Figure 1):