World J Surg Oncol 2020 Sep 18;18(1):248. Epub 2020 Sep 18.
Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Ordensklinikum Linz - Barmherzige Schwestern, Linz, Austria.
Background: Ganglioneuromas (GNs) are extremely rare, slowly growing, benign tumors that can arise from Schwann cells, ganglion cells, and neuronal or fibrous tissues. Due to their origin from the sympathetic neural crest, they show neuroendocrine potential; however, most are reported to be hormonally inactive. Nevertheless, complete surgical removal is recommended for symptom control or for the prevention of potential malignant degeneration. Read More