Society for Pediatric Pathology

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Ganglioneuroma - Stroma Dominant

Tumors in this category are predominantly composed of ganglioneuromatous stroma with a minor component of scattered neuroblastic/ganglionic cells. There are no microscopically distinct neuroblastomatous foci. Schwannian stroma has a well-organized appearance of fascicular formation.
Tumor in the maturing subtype contains evenly or unevenly distributed differentiating neuroblasts and/or maturing ganglion cells, in addition to fully mature ganglion cells.
Tumor in the mature subtype contains fully mature ganglion cells which are usually surrounded by satellite cells.

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