Autopsy and Case Reports
https://autopsyandcasereports.org/article/doi/10.4322/acr.2014.017
Autopsy and Case Reports
Article / Autopsy Case Report

Metastatic congenital neuroblastoma associated with in situ neuroblastoma: case report and review of literature

Andressa Dias Costa; Maria Claudia Nogueira Zerbini; Lilian Cristofani

Downloads: 5
Views: 359

Abstract

Although neonatal tumors are rare, neuroblastoma is the most common neoplasia among them. These tumors, which usually involve children in early infancy, are derived from neural crest cells of adrenal gland medulla or sympathetic ganglia. Even though congenital metastatic neuroblastoma presents a favorable prognosis, it may lead to death if not recognized and treated early on. The authors report the case of a 2-month-old child who was born from in vitro fertilization, and whose diagnosis was made after birth. The form of presentation of this case as a metastatic disease concerning this age group is noteworthy.
 

Keywords

Neuroblastoma, Infant, Neoplasm Metastasis, Autopsy

References

Lonergan GJ, Schwab CM, Suarez ES, Carlson CL. Neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, and ganglioneuroma: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2002;22(4):911-34. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1148/radiographics.22.4.g02jl15911]. PMid: [PMID:12110723]

Sul HJ, Kang D. Congenital neuroblastoma with multiple metastases: a case report. J Korean Med Sci. 2003;18(4):618-20. PMid: [PMID:12923347].

Bader JL, Miller RW. US cancer incidence and mortality in the first year of life. Am J Dis Child. 1979;133(2):157-9. PMid: [PMID:420185].

Rosai J, Ackerman LV. Adrenal gland and other paraganglia. In: Rosai J, Ackerman LV, editors. Rosai and Ackermn’s surgical pathology. 10th ed. Edinburg: Elsevier; 2012. p. 1068-73.

Maris JM, Hogarty MD, Bagatell R, Cohn SL. Neuroblastoma. Lancet. 2007;369(9579):2106-20. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(07)60983-0]. PMid: [PMID:17586306]

Brodeur GM, Maris JM. Neuroblastoma. In: Pizzo PA, Poplack DG, editors. Principles and practice of pediatric oncology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: J B Lippincott Company; 2006. p. 933-70.

Papaioannou G, McHugh K. Neuroblastoma in childhood: review and radiological findings. Cancer Imaging. 2005;5(1):116-27. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1102/1470-7330.2005.0104]. PMid: [PMID:16305949]

Shimada H, Chatten J, Newton WA Jret al. Histopathologic prognostic factors in neuroblastic tumors: definition of subtypes of ganglioneuroblastoma and an age-linked classification of neuroblastomas. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1984;73(2):405-16. PMid: [PMID:6589432].

Shimada H, Ambros IM, Dehner LP, Hata J, Joshi VV, Roald B. Terminology and morphologic criteria of neuroblastic tumors: recommendations by the International Neuroblastoma Pathology Committee. Cancer. 1999;86(2):349-63. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19990715)86:2<349::AID-CNCR20>3.0.CO;2-Y]. PMid: [PMID:10421272]

Shimada H, Ambros IM, Dehner LPet al. The International Neuroblastoma Pathology Classification (the Shimada system). Cancer. 1999;86(2):364-72. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-0142(19990715)86:2<364::AID-CNCR21>3.0.CO;2-7]. PMid: [PMID:10421273]

Shimada H, Umehara S, Monobe Yet al. International neuroblastoma pathology classification for prognostic evaluation of patients with peripheral neuroblastic tumors: a report from the Children’s Cancer Group. Cancer. 2001;92(9):2451-61. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1002/1097-0142(20011101)92:9<2451::AID-CNCR1595>3.0.CO;2-S]. PMid: [PMID:11745303]

Peuchmaur M, d’Amore ES, Joshi VVet al. Revision of the International Neuroblastoma Pathology Classification: confirmation of favorable and unfavorable prognostic subsets in ganglioneuroblastoma, nodular. Cancer. 2003;98(10):2274-81. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1002/cncr.11773]. PMid: [PMID:14601099]

Brodeur GM, Pritchard J, Berthold Fet al. Revisions of the international criteria for neuroblastoma diagnosis, staging, and response to treatment. J Clin Oncol. 1993;11(8):1466-77. PMid: [PMID:8336186].

Taggart DR, London WB, Schmidt MLet al. Prognostic value of the stage 4S metastatic pattern and tumor biology in patients with metastatic neuroblastoma diagnosed between birth and 18 months of age. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(33):4358-64. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2011.35.9570]. PMid: [PMID:21969516]

Schleiermacher G, Rubie H, Hartmann O, et al, and the Neuroblastoma Study Group of the French Society of Paediatric Oncology. Treatment of stage 4s neuroblastoma—report of 10 years’ experience of the French Society of Paediatric Oncology (SFOP). Br J Cancer. 2003;89(3):470-6. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bjc.6601154]. PMid: [PMID:12888814]

Monclair T, Brodeur GM, Ambros PF, et al, and the INRG Task Force. The International Neuroblastoma Risk Group (INRG) staging system: an INRG Task Force report. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27(2):298-303. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2008.16.6876]. PMid: [PMID:19047290]

Cohn SL, Pearson AD, London WB, et al, and the INRG Task Force. The International Neuroblastoma Risk Group (INRG) classification system: an INRG Task Force report. J Clin Oncol. 2009;27(2):289-97. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2008.16.6785]. PMid: [PMID:19047291]

Fénart D, Deville A, Donzeau M, Bruneton JN. Neuroblastome rétropéritonéal diagnostiqué in utero. A propos de 1 cas. J Radiol. 1983;64(5):359-61. PMid: [PMID:6876021].

Granata C, Fagnani AM, Gambini Cet al. Features and outcome of neuroblastoma detected before birth. J Pediatr Surg. 2000;35(1):88-91. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3468(00)80020-2]. PMid: [PMID:10646781]

Turkel SB, Itabashi HH. The natural history of neuroblastic cells in the fetal adrenal gland. Am J Pathol. 1974;76(2):225-44. PMid: [PMID:4843383].

Bolande RP. The spontaneous regression of neuroblastoma. Experimental evidence for a natural host immunity. Pathol Annu. 1991;26(Pt 2):187-99. PMid: [PMID:1861885].

Bulun A, Sarici SU, Soyer OU, Tekşam O, Yurdakök M, Cağlar M. The triad of nesidioblastosis, congenital neuroblastoma and glomerulocystic disease of the newborn: a case report. Turk J Pediatr. 2005;47(3):298-302. PMid: [PMID:16250322].

Ikeda Y, Lister J, Bouton JM, Buyukpamukcu M. Congenital neuroblastoma, neuroblastoma in situ, and the normal fetal development of the adrenal. J Pediatr Surg. 1981;16(4, Suppl 1):636-44. http://dx.doi.org/ [https://doi.org/10.1016/0022-3468(81)90019-1]. PMid: [PMID:7277167]


 


Publication date:
01/13/2016

569696b164cc8b5cda711bf3 autopsy Articles

Autops Case Rep

Share this page
Page Sections