Retropharyngeal neuroblastoma causing airway obstruction in a newborn-Survival with surgical treatment alone

Susumu Yokoya, Toshio Suda, Minoru Koyama, Masayoshi Yanagisawa, Shigehiko Kamoshita, Koichi Miyakawa, Shinichi Moriyama

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Abstract

Neuroblastoma is known to occur occasionally in newborns, but very few are of cervical origin. We have encountered a newborn with retropharyngeal neuroblastoma causing airway obstruction, and successfully treated it by surgical removal alone.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-181
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1982 Apr

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Keywords

  • Neuroblastoma
  • retropharyngeal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Yokoya, S., Suda, T., Koyama, M., Yanagisawa, M., Kamoshita, S., Miyakawa, K., & Moriyama, S. (1982). Retropharyngeal neuroblastoma causing airway obstruction in a newborn-Survival with surgical treatment alone. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 17(2), 180-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-3468(82)80207-8