GANGLIONEUROMA PRESENTING AS AN ADRENAL INCIDENTALOMA IN A CHILD: A CASE REPORT
Badi AlEnazi*, Saeed AlZahrani, Abdullah Alshaya, Sharifah AlDuraibi, Fatima AlTamimi, Dr. Fawzia Alqubaei, Sultan AlShammari, Mohammad AlBahkali, Aziza Aljohani and Amer Al Ali
An adrenal ganglioneuroma is a rare entity, hormonally Non functioning tumor.it can be presented as adrenal incidentaloma and it can mimic other adrenal malignancies like neuroblastoma. Careful assessment is necessary for an exact diagnosis. A definitive diagnosis made by histological examination. The prognosis is excellent. Here we present a case report of 8 years old girl who came with adrenal incidentaloma and diagnosed as ganglioneuroma based on histology and treated by laparoscopic adrenalectomy with no recurrence of tumor after 5 years of surgery, the case report emphasize the importance of exact diagnosis in adrenal incidentaloma in children to rule out other adrenal malignancy like neuroblastooma and pheochromocytoma.
Keywords: Ganglioneuroma, neuroblastoma, incidentaloma, Adrenalectomy.
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