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Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology:
doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e318221ca82
Clinical and Laboratory Observations

Multiple Persistent Ganglioneuromas Likely Arising From the Spontaneous Maturation of Metastatic Neuroblastoma

Rozmus, Jacob MD*; Langer, Monica MD; Murphy, James J. MD; Dix, David MB ChB*

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Abstract

A 10-year-old girl with multiple persistent ganglioneuromas originating from the spontaneous maturation of a metastatic neuroblastoma is described. Multiple biopsies confirm progressive maturation and urine catecholamines, which were initially elevated, have normalized over time. The management and risk of malignant transformation of ganglioneuromas is discussed.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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