• Edward Kiely
  • Michael E. Höllwarth
Part of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series book series (SPRISURGERY)


Neuroblastomas arise in neuroblasts of the sympathetic nervous system. The largest concentration of these cells is in the adrenal medulla and in the sympathetic ganglia chain from the neck to the pelvis. Other collections of sympathetic neuroblasts lie within the preaortic ganglia of Zuckerkandl.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Kiely
    • 1
  • Michael E. Höllwarth
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric SurgeryGold Coast University HospitalGold CoastAustralia
  2. 2.Medical UniversityUniversity Clinic for Pediatric and Adolescent SurgeryGrazAustria

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