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The neuroblastoma: A case report and review


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Case Report

Author Details : Ahmed Ullah Khan*, Mohammed Yaseen, U Narayan Reddy

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 146-148


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Abstract

A 13 year old boy brought to Pediatric intensive care unit with chief complaints of Pain in both the lower limbs since 8 days followed by irritability since 5 days and difficulty in walking over a period of 2 days. Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration of left cervical LN reveals diffuse infiltrates of atypical cells which are larger than lymphocytes with irregular nuclear borders and chromatin clumping. Some of the cells are pleomorphic. Mass lesion in the right suprarenal and renal region with enlargement and infiltration of right kidney and retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy with encasement of renal vessels, celiac and superior mesenteric arteries and Likely – Right sided adrenal supra renal Neuroblastoma.

Keywords: Neuroblastoma, Pediatrics, Pediatric oncology, Chemotherapy.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijmpo.2019.032

How to cite : Khan A U, Yaseen M, Reddy U N, The neuroblastoma: A case report and review. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2019;5(4):146-148

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