Cutaneous ganglioneuromas: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Hammond1996CutaneousGA,
  title={Cutaneous ganglioneuromas: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Robert R. Hammond and James C Walton},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={735-8}
}
The occurrence of ganglioneuromas outside the sympathetic chains of the mediastinum and abdomen in the nonpediatric age group is rare. We report the case of a solitary cutaneous ganglioneuroma on the abdomen of a 52-year-old woman. The lesion, which had been present for 20 years, measured 1.2 cm in greatest dimension. Unmyelinated axons, Schwann cells, and scattered mature ganglion cells were identified by histochemistry, immunohistochemistry, and electron microscopy. Only three similar cases… CONTINUE READING