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Ganglioneuroma

Introduction: Ganglioneuroma

Description of Ganglioneuroma

Ganglioneuroma: A benign neoplasm that usually arises from the sympathetic trunk in the mediastinum. Histologic features include spindle cell proliferation (resembling a neurofibroma) and the presence of large ganglion cells. The tumor may present clinically with HORNER SYNDROME or diarrhea due to ectopic production of vasoactive intestinal peptide. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p966).
Source: MeSH 2007

Ganglioneuroma: Related Topics

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Ganglioneuroma as a Disease

Ganglioneuroma: Type of or association with medical condition Neuroma.
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Ganglioneuroma: Related Diseases

Ganglioneuroma: Ganglioneuroma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Ganglioneuroma as a subtype of Neuroma

Neuroma (medical condition): Tumor from nerve cells (usually benign)

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Ganglioneuroma

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Ganglioneuroma

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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