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Abdomen » Retroperitoneum
Neuroblastoma
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Author(s) :
Gunjan Puri, MD
 
Presentation A 3 year old child presented with abdominal distention of 2 months duration. An ultrasound was performed.
 
 
 
Caption: Right upper quadrant
Description: A large, well-defined, rounded, heterogeneous mass is noted in the right upper quadrant. The mass has areas of mixed echogenicity and appears to have a discrete border that separates the mass from the liver.
 
 
 
Caption: Magnified image of the right upper quadrant mass
Description: The internal characteristics of a section of the mass are displayed in this image. Also noted are multiple, small rounded hypoechoic structures in close vicinity to the mass, most likely representing metastatic nodes.
 
Differential Diagnosis Right adrenal tumor (neuroblastoma) versus a renal tumor  (Wilm's tumor)
 
Final Diagnosis Right adrenal tumor- neuroblastoma
 
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