Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Endocrinology
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 5796236, 7 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/5796236
Case Report

Adrenal Ganglioneuroblastoma in Adults: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
2Endocrinology Unit, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
3Urology Department, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
4Pathology Department, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Italy
5Endocrinology Service, Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milan, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Stefano Benedini

Received 19 April 2017; Revised 19 May 2017; Accepted 24 May 2017; Published 21 June 2017

Academic Editor: Carlo Capella

Copyright © 2017 Stefano Benedini et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. G. Arnaldi and M. Boscaro, “Adrenal incidentaloma,” Best Practice & Research: Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 405–419, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. Fassnacht, W. Arlt, I. Bancos et al., “Management of adrenal incidentalomas: European society of endocrinology clinical practice guideline in collaboration with the european network for the study of adrenal tumors,” European Journal of Endocrinology, vol. 175, no. 2, pp. G1–G34, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. H. Shimada, I. M. Ambros, L. P. Dehner et al., “The International Neuroblastoma Pathology Classification (the Shimada system),” Cancer, vol. 86, no. 2, pp. 364–372, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. A. A. Kasperlik-Zaluska, E. Roslonowska, J. Slowinska-Srzednicka et al., “1,111 Patients with adrenal incidentalomas observed at a single endocrinological center: incidence of chromaffin tumors,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 1073, pp. 38–46, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. R. Luksch, M. R. Castellani, P. Collini et al., “Neuroblastoma (Peripheral neuroblastic tumours),” Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, vol. 107, pp. 163–181, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. A. Claviez, M. Lakomek, J. Ritter et al., “Low occurrence of familial neuroblastomas and ganglioneuromas in five consecutive GPOH neuroblastoma treatment studies,” European Journal of Cancer, vol. 40, no. 18, pp. 2760–2765, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. D. E. Weese-Mayer, C. M. Rand, A. Zhou, M. S. Carroll, and C. E. Hunt, “Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: a bedside-to-bench success story for advancing early diagnosis and treatment and improved survival and quality of life,” Pediatric Research, vol. 81, no. 1-2, pp. 192–201, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. J. Blatt, A. F. Olshan, P. A. Lee, and J. L. Ross, “Neuroblastoma and related tumors in Turner’s syndrome,” The Journal of Pediatrics, vol. 131, no. 5, pp. 666–670, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. P. Origone, R. Defferrari, K. Mazzocco, C. Lo Cunsolo, B. De Bernardi, and G. P. Tonini, “Homozygous inactivation of NF1 gene in a patient with familial NF1 and disseminated neuroblastoma,” American Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 118, no. 4, pp. 309–313, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. E. H. LaBrosse, C. Com-Nougué, J. M. Zucker et al., “Urinary excretion of 3-methoxy-4-hydroxymandelic acid and 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylacetic acid by 288 patients with neuroblastoma and related neural crest tumors,” Cancer Res, vol. 40, no. 6, pp. 1995–2001, 1980. View at Google Scholar
  11. S. L. Cohn, A. D. J. Pearson, W. B. London et al., “The International Neuroblastoma Risk Group (INRG) classification system: an INRG task force report,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 289–297, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. Bolzacchini, B. Martinelli, and G. Pinotti, Adult onset of ganglioneuroblastoma of the adrenal gland: case report and review of the literature. Surg Case Rep, 1, 79, 2015.
  13. W. Qiu, T. Li, X. D. Sun, and G. Y. Lv, “Onset of adrenal ganglioneuroblastoma in an adult after delivery,” Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research, vol. 89, no. 4, pp. 220–223, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. G. Cecchetto, V. Mosseri, B. De Bernardi et al., “Surgical risk factors in primary surgery for localized neuroblastoma: the LNESG1 study of the European international society of pediatric oncology neuroblastoma group,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol. 23, no. 33, pp. 8483–8489, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. Y.-K. Guo, Z.-G. Yang, Y. Li et al., “Uncommon adrenal masses: CT and MRI features with histopathologic correlation,” European Journal of Radiology, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 359–370, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus