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February 2016

Patient Data: 2 year old female patient

Clinical Info: This very young patient has a large palpable abdominal mass


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There is an abnormal calcified mass in the liver hilum


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The calcifications are part of a larger mass


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The mass is part of a larger retroperitoneal mass


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The mass extend around the great vessels


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The mass extends below the liver and has multiple calcifications


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The mass extends towards the renal hilum

A large retroperitoneal extending mass with calcifications is always suspicious of a neuroblastoma therefore the child was referred to a pediatric oncological centre where the diagnosis neuroblastoma was confirmed

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