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International journal of odontostomatology

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SEPULVEDA A, Ilson; SPENCER L, Loreto; MUCIENTES H, Francisco  and  CASANUEVA L, Fernando. Cervical Ganglioneuroma: A Case Report. Int. J. Odontostomat. [online]. 2011, vol.5, n.1, pp.33-37. ISSN 0718-381X.

A case report of a patient, female, 52 years old, clinical examination showed a volume increase at the right mandibular angle. Imaging studies showed a large cervical paravertebral mass, encapsulated, net limits without evidence of calcification in the body of the lesion nor involvement of neighboring bone tissue, extending from the base of the skull to the region of the inner right mandibular angle. Surgery was determined as treatment, presenting, impaired swallowing and Horner syndrome as post-operative complications. Finally, the postoperative biopsy showed, ganglioneuroma and lymph nodes without histological lesions.

Keywords : ganglioneuroma; CT; MR; Horner´s syndrome; tumor; sinonasal.

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