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Cystic neuroblastoma in an older child

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Author(s): Agarwala S | Bhatnagar V

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 10;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 103;
Date: 2005;
Original page

Keywords: Cystic neuroblastoma | outcome | postnatal diagnosis

ABSTRACT
Cystic neuroblastoma presenting beyond the neonatal period is rare and seems to have a different presentation and outcome as compared to those diagnosed in the antenatal and perinatal period. Presented herein is a case of cystic neuroblastoma diagnosed in a 9-year-old girl who had a poor outcome despite complete excision, aggressive chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
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