Neuroblastoma in a patient with Sotos' syndrome

M. A. Nance, J. P. Neglia, D. Talwar, S. A. Berry

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Sotos' syndrome, or cerebral gigantism, is a disorder of growth regulation. Tumours have occasionally been reported in children with Sotos' syndrome, but it is uncertain whether this is a coincidence, or whether it is aetiologically related to the underlying disorder of growth. We report a 15 month old child with a paraspinal neuroblastoma and Sotos' syndrome and suggest that children with this condition may be at higher risk for developing tumours than the general population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)130-132
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of medical genetics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1990


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