Cutaneous ganglion cell choristoma. Report of a case

Share this:
Cite this:

Rios-Martin, J J; Diaz-Cano, Salvador J.; Rivera-Hueto, F; Villar, J L (2012): Cutaneous ganglion cell choristoma. Report of a case. figshare.
Retrieved 17:41, Nov 29, 2015 (GMT)


We describe the histological, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural findings of a cutaneous tumour composed of ganglion cells, without any other proliferating component. As ganglion cells are not normal components of the skin, we propose the term “ganglion cell choristoma” for this lesion. The differential diagnosis of related lesions such as cutaneous ganglioneuroma, well-differentiated metastases from neuroblastoma, autonomic ganglia entrapped by neuroflbroma, and reactive processes, and the possible histogenesis of ganglion cell choristoma are discussed.


Comments (0)

You must be logged in to post comments.

Last saved: 2012-12-04

Cite "Filename"

Place your mouse over the citation text to select it

Embed "Cutaneous ganglion cell choristoma. Report of a case"

Place your mouse over the embed code to select and copy it

Claim article

You claim request was sent. I will be handled in the next 24 hours.

Close window


We appreciate all your comments, questions, suggestions or gratitude.


The username or password entered are wrong.

Reset password

Your password will be sent to your registered e-mail address.

Create account

I agree to the Terms & Conditions *