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Imaging features of adrenal ganglioneuroma: a case report.

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Majbar AM(1), Elmouhadi S, Elaloui M, Raiss M, Sabbah F, Hrora A, Ahallat M.


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(1)Clinique Chirurgicale C, Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco.


BACKGROUND: Adrenal ganglioneuroma is a rare tumor constituting 20-30% of all ganglioneuromas. It is a benign tumor and can present diagnostic problems when confused with other adrenal solid tumors.

CASE PRESENTATION: We herein report a case of adrenal ganglioneuroma in a 28-year-old Arabic patient and emphasize the diagnostic role of cross-sectional imaging modalities (computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging).

CONCLUSION: Imaging of adrenal ganglioneuromas is diagnostically challenging. Differentiation between adrenal ganglioneuroma and other solid adrenal tumors can be difficult. However, some suggestive features on computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are helpful in achieving a correct diagnosis.


DOI: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-791

PMCID: PMC4289252

PMID: 25380617  [Indexed for MEDLINE]


BMC Res Notes. 2014 Nov 7;7:791. doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-791.

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