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Table 2 Cases of catecholamine-producing ganglioneuroblastomas

From: Surgical strategy for an adult patient with a catecholamine-producing ganglioneuroblastoma and a cerebral aneurysm: a case report

First author (year) Age (years) Sex Urinary excretion Tumor size (cm) Hypertension Treatment Metastasis Survival
Cameron (1967) [6] 58 F Ad↑, NAd↑, Dopa↑, VMA↑ (−) (+) Surgery (−) 3.5 years, alive
Koizumi (1992) [5] 47 F Ad↑, NAd↑, Dopa↑, M↑, NM↑, VMA↑ 9 (−) None Bone marrow 3 months, died
Sargazi (2006) [4] 45 F Dopa↑ (−) (−) Surgery, 131I-MIBG Liver, neck 5 years, alive
Current case 73 F Ad↑, NAd↑, Dopa↑, M↑, NM↑, VMA↑ 10 (+) Surgery (−) 3 months, alive
  1. F female, Ad adrenaline, NAd noradrenaline, Dopa dopamine, M metanephrine, NM normetanephrine, VMA vanillylmandelic acid, 131I-MIBG 131I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine