Ectopic neuroblastoma of the thoracic wall: a case report.

  title={Ectopic neuroblastoma of the thoracic wall: a case report.},
  author={Sebastiano Cavallaro and A. Pineschi and Thierry Bardini and Adalberto Brach del Prever and Monica Forni},
  journal={Medical and pediatric oncology},
  volume={21 9},
A case of thoracic neuroblastoma arising at the anterior mammillary line from the inner surface of the second and third right rib in a 17-month-old male child is reported. Primary surgery allowed excision of the mass. According to the histologic, histochemical, and molecular features of the tumor, all consistent with the diagnosis of neuroblastoma stage 2, the patient underwent adjuvant chemotherapy and, after 2 years, he is alive and disease free at follow-up. In view of different clinical and… CONTINUE READING