Adult peripheral neuroblastoma

Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 1991 Sep;49(3):357-61. doi: 10.1590/s0004-282x1991000300023.


Report of clinical features, diagnostic and surgical aspects observed in a case of adult peripheral neuroblastoma infiltrative of the lumbosacral plexuses. The patient, a 39-year-old male, presented with sciatalgia and progressive crural monoplegia. Characteristic histological features of this rare tumor are described. Surgical resection was attempted via a posterior transgluteal approach to the retroperitoneum through the greater sciatic foramen.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Neuroblastoma / diagnosis*
  • Neuroblastoma / pathology
  • Peripheral Nervous System Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Peripheral Nervous System Neoplasms / pathology
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed