Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
Neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma and ganglioneuroma are derived from the sympathetic ganglia.
Well defined, smooth bordered soft tissue mass is seen in the posterior mediastinum. Calcification is often seen. The mass can extend in a dumb-bell like fashion through an enlarged intervertebral foramen and cause cord compression. Frequently pressure erosion of adjacent ribs can be seen.
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