Ganglioneuroma coincidente con una extrusión discal lumbar

Martínez-Quiñones, J. V.; Consolini, F.; Aso-Escario, J.; Domínguez-Páez, M.; Arregui, R.
October 2011
Revista Neurocirugia;oct2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p434
Academic Journal
Introduction. Ganglioneuromas or gangliomas are tumours of the sympathetic ganglia that contain cells of the neural crest, so they can appear in all body localizations. They are generally benign, more frequent between 10 and 40 years, may secrete hormones and, sometimes, Neurofibromatosis type I and other genetic disorders can be associated. Objective. To review the scientific literature related to the topic and to present a case treated in our service. Discussion. The symptoms depend on location and vasoactive secreted hormones. In spite of that, they are generally benign tumours, although sometimes they can spread out. Since laboratory and image test are of limited usefulness, the conclusive diagnosis is anatomopathologic. In symptomatic patients the best procedure is surgical revoming. Conclusión. Ganglioneuroma and disk herniation association constitute an excepcional disorder. Its treatment implies surgery resection.


Related Articles

  • LIVING WITH NF2.  // House Calls Magazine;Fall2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p12 

    The article focuses on Dan Knodel and how he dealt with having neurofibromatosis type II (NF2), a genetic disease of the nervous system. The article mentions Knodel's experience of undergoing several surgeries to remove acoustic neuromas pressing on the auditory nerve in his right and left ear....

  • A rare cause of hearing loss in a child. Musallam, Michelle; Quon, Gina // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Apr2015, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p32 

    Neurofibromatosis type 2 is a rare genetic disease affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems and characterized by schwannomas, meningiomas, and ependymomas. Prompt symptom recognition, diagnosis, and proper referrals can increase treatment effectiveness and decrease the mortality risk...

  • Late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia in children: a clinical spectrum. Baglaj, Maciej // Pediatric Surgery International;Oct2004, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p658 

    Articles dealing with late-presenting congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in children published until 2003 were collectively reviewed. The main purpose of the presented study was to gain insight into the clinical spectrum of this variant of CDH and to discuss its clinical and surgical aspects....

  • Neurofibromatosis. Williams, David S. // Journal of Insurance Medicine;2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p69 

    The article provides information about neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder of the nervous system which results to the growth of benign tumors along the nerves. Neurofibromatosis is classified into two types such as the von recklinghausin's disease or neurofibromatosis 1 and neurofibromatosis...

  • What is NF2?  // House Calls Magazine;Fall2008, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p17 

    The article focuses on neurofibromatosis type II (NF2), a genetic disease of the central nervous system. NF2 is characterized by non-cancerous fibrous tumors known as vestibular schwannomas or acoustic neuromas that grow on both left and right vestibular nerves. The growth of the tumors result...

  • Çocukta diyafragmatik Morgagni Hernisinin laparoskopik onarımı. Çiftci, İlhan; Gündüz, Metin // Genel Tip Dergisi;2012, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p112 

    Anterior, anteromedial diaphragmatic, parasternal, or retrosternal hernia, known as Morgagni hernia, is the common type of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, accounting for less than 4-6% of all operated diaphragmatic hernias. The standard treatment of Morgagni hernia is open operation. We have...

  • Genetic diseases put youngest patients at risk. Guttman, Cheryl // Dermatology Times;Jun98 Supplement 3, Vol. 19 Issue 6, pS6 

    Focuses on common genetic syndromes that must be monitored from children because of their debilitating and life-threatening consequences. List of common genetic disorders; Three criteria upon which neurofibromatosis is based; Discussion on dermatologic and extrecutaneous features of these...

  • Rapid growth of acoustic neuromas after stereotactic radiotherapy in type 2 neurofibromatosis. Ho, Steven Y.; Kveton, John F. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p831 

    We describe a rare complication of stereotactic radiotherapy for large acoustic neuromas in a patient with type 2 neurofibromatosis. We retrospectively reviewed the case of a 14-year-old girl who had been referred to our tertiary care center. Prior to referral, the patient had been evaluated for...

  • PAEDIATRIC NEUROFIBROMATOSIS. Valeviciene, Nomeda // Acta Radiologica;Nov2002, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p623 

    Describes the case of a patient with pediatric neurofibromatosis (NF). Case history; Distinction between NF type 1 and type 2; Association of NF type 2 with bilateral acoustic schwannomas; Radiation therapy.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics