Cervicotomy and Sternotomy for Resectin of Cervicothoracic Neuroblastoma in Children

Amine Ksia--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia,
Nahla Hmidi--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia,
Chokri Kortas--- Cardio Vascular Department Susa Medical School Tunisia, Tunisia,
Imen Chabchoub--- Carcinology Department Susa Medical School Tunisia, Tunisia,
Sana Mosbahi--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia,
Mongi Mekki--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia,
Lassaad Sahnoun--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia,
Kais Maazoun--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia,
Abdellatif Nouri--- Pediatric Surgery Depatment Fattuma Bourguiba Hospital Monasti Medical School Tunisia, Research Laboratory LR12SP13, Tunisia

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Introduction: We report the case of a 4 years old girl who present
a cervico-thoracic ganglioneuroblastome with none response to
chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Case presentation: The girl was operated using the Cormier
Dartevelle-Grünenwald incision which helped to remove the tumor
completely with optimal control of noble elements. The follow up
was uneventful.
Conclusion: The Cormier Dartevelle-Grünenwald incision can be a
good option in case of big cervico-thoracic malignant tumors.


Keywords


children,neuroblastoma, cervicothoracic tumor, Cormier Dartevelle-Grünenwald incision

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22037/irjps.v3i1.14062

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