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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 529749, 3 pages
Case Report

Fetal Cervical Neuroblastoma: Prenatal Diagnosis

1Department of Radiology, Hatay Mozaik Hospital, 06100 Hatay, Turkey
2Department of Neonatology, Zekai Tahir Burak Women's Health Education and Research Hospital, Sıhhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Mustafa Kemal University, 06100 Hatay, Turkey
4Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Hatay Mozaik Hospital, 06100 Hatay, Turkey
5Department of Radiology, Fatih University School of Medicine, 06100 Ankara, Turkey

Received 18 January 2011; Accepted 15 June 2011

Academic Editor: Ron Rabinowitz

Copyright © 2011 Ismail Güzelmansur 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.


Neuroblastoma is the most frequent extracranial solid tumor in childhood, but it is seldom diagnosed prenatally. It usually presented with adrenal masses. Presentation of other localization is extremely rare. We report a case of cervical neuroblastoma identified at 20 weeks of gestational age. This is the third case diagnosed antenatally on neck region in the literature. Additionally, it is the first case that extended to the brain. We also discussed the literature for cervical neuroblastoma detected prenatally.