Malignant neuroendocrine tumour in an adult female diagnosed with Currarino syndrome

Keywords: Malignant neuroendocrine tumour, Currarino syndrome, adult female

Abstract

Currarino syndrome is a rare, autosomal dominant condition of caudal anomalies, usually diagnosed in childhood. Adult presentation is rare and malignant transformation of the associated presacral mass even more so. We report a case of a 60-year-old female diagnosed with a malignant neuroendocrine tumour in the presacral mass in Currarino syndrome and describe the surgical management and pathological findings.

Author Biographies

E Coetzee, University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town, South Africa

S Malaka, PathCare Laboratory

PathCare Laboratory, South Africa

Published
2019-11-27
How to Cite
Coetzee, E., & Malaka, S. (2019). Malignant neuroendocrine tumour in an adult female diagnosed with Currarino syndrome. South African Journal of Surgery, 57(4), 44. Retrieved from http://sajs.redbricklibrary.com/index.php/sajs/article/view/3145
Section
Online Articles