Tumours of the Sympathetic Nervous System

  • P. A. Voûte
  • W. J. van Putten
  • J. M. V. Burgers


Neuroblastomas, ganglioneuromas and phaeochromocytomas are the three tumours of the sympathetic nervous system which arise from the same tissue in embryonic life and have the same anatomical sites. They vary in pathological anatomy but are similar in biochemistry. They differ in symptoms, diagnosis and therapy.


Sympathetic Nervous System Adrenal Medulla Sympathetic Trunk Vincristine Sulfate Cervical Sympathetic Trunk 
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  • P. A. Voûte
  • W. J. van Putten
  • J. M. V. Burgers

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