Definitions for ganglioneuroma
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A tumour of the sympathetic nerve fibres arising from neural crest cells.
Ganglioneuroma is a tumor of the sympathetic nerve fibers arising from neural crest cells. It is classically found in the medulla of adrenal glands, but may also be found elsewhere.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A benign neoplasm that usually arises from the sympathetic trunk in the mediastinum. Histologic features include spindle cell proliferation (resembling a neurofibroma) and the presence of large ganglion cells. The tumor may present clinically with HORNER SYNDROME or diarrhea due to ectopic production of vasoactive intestinal peptide. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p966)
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