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Neuroblastoma resection in an adult with a 10-year history of chest-mass shadow

  • Ryoji Yamamoto
  • Hirohito Tada
  • Akihiro Kishi
  • Takashi Tojo
  • Hiroki Asada
  • Takeshi Inoue
Case Report

Abstract

Neuroblastoma is rare in adults. We encountered this tumor in an asymptomatic 21-year-old man with a 10-year history of a mass-like shadow in chest radiography. Diagnosis was confirmed after resection, and 60 Gy radiation therapy was started. One year later, the patient has no clinical or radiological evidence of recurrence.

Key words

neuroblastoma adult surgery radiation 

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© The Japanese Society of Thoracic and Cadiovascular Surgery 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryoji Yamamoto
    • 1
  • Hirohito Tada
    • 1
  • Akihiro Kishi
    • 1
  • Takashi Tojo
    • 1
  • Hiroki Asada
    • 1
  • Takeshi Inoue
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary SurgeryOsaka City Medical HospitalOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of PathologyOsaka City Medical HospitalOsakaJapan

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