Ventricular Ganglioneuroblastoma in an Adult and Successful Treatment with Radiotherapy


Akin M., Ergen S. A., Oz B., Atkovar G., Sahinler I.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.31, no.2, pp.173-176, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2014.13155
  • Journal Name: BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.173-176
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Ganglioneuroblastomas (GNBs) are rare embryonic neoplasms in the spectrum of neuroblastic tumours and 80% of cases occur in the first decade. In adults, GNBs are usually located in the retroperitoneum, mediastinum and neck but intracranial GNBs are extremely rare.