Table 1

Gangliocytic paraganglioma showing lymph node metastasis

Reference

Year

Age (years)

Sex

Chief Clinical presentation

Site

Size (mm)

Operation

Follow up (months)


Inai et al. [16]

1989

17

Male

Hematoemesis

Papilla of Vater

20

PD

NED 32

Hashimoto et al. [17]

1992

47

Male

Incidental findings

Papilla of Vater

65

PD

NED 14

Takabayashi et al. [18]

1993

63

Female

Abdominal pain

Papilla of Vater

32

PPPD

NED 24

Tomic et al. [19]

1996

74

Female

Abdominal pain, vomiting, weight loss

Pancreas

40

PD

NED 19

Sundararajan et al. [1]

2003

67

Female

Incidental findings

Second part of duodenum

50

PD

NED 9

Bucher et al. [20]

2004

31

Female

Anemia, subclinical jaundice

Papilla of Vater

30

PPPD

NED 44

Wong et al. [10]

2005

49

Female

Melena

Duodenum

14

PPPD

NED 12

Witkiewicz et al. [21]

2007

38

Female

Abdominal pain

Papilla of Vater

15

PPPD

NR

Mann et al. [22]

2009

17

Female

Abdominal pain, vomiting, weight loss

Duodenum

NR

PPPD

NR

Present case

2010

61

Male

Epigastralgia, tarry stool

Papilla of Vater

30

PPPD

NED 6


NR: not reported, PD: pancreatoduodenectomy, PPPD: pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy

NED: no evidence of disease

There are ten cases of gangliocytic paraganglioma showing lymph node metastasis including the present case.

Okubo et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:27   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-27

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