Case Report
Volume 6 Issue 4 - 2020
Giant Mediastinalganglioneuroma in A Female Child
Yasser A El Sayed1*, Moh Fathy2, Moh Salem3, Alaa Eisa4, Ashraf Enait5, Kerolos Emad6, Bothinah A Al Haseeb7 and Mona Atef7
1Professor of Thoracic Surgery at the Medical Military Academy, Egypt
2Assent Professor of Neurosurgery, Al Azhar University, Egypt
3Cardiothoracic Surgery specialist, Egypt
4Resident of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Egypt
5Professor of Interventional Radiology, Egypt
6Consultant Anesthesia, Egypt
7Consultants of Pediatrics, Abbasia Pulmonary Hospital, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Yasser A El Sayed, Professor of Thoracic Surgery at the Medical Military Academy, Egypt.
Received: February 24, 2020; Published: March 31, 2020


We report an eight-year female patient admitted to the department of pediatrics at Abbasia Pulmonary Hospital at Cairo, Egypt. The child was complaining of pain on the right lower chest and upper abdome. On evaluation by CT of the chest, there was a huge posterior mediastinal mass occupying more than three quarters of the right hemithorx. Preoperative histopathology using CT guided needle biopsy revealed ganglioneuroma. The tumor was resected completely via right standard postero-lateral thoracotomy without complications. Postoperative histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of ganglioneuroma.

Keywords: Ganglioneuroma; Posterior Mediastinum; Pediatrics


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Citation: Yasser A El Sayed., et al. “Giant Mediastinalganglioneuroma in A Female Child”. EC Anaesthesia 6.4 (2020): 38-41.

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