Department of Child Health Nursing, Smt. Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institute of
Medical Sciences (Deemed to be University), Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, Maharashtra, India.
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Accepted After Revision: 05/06/2021
The most common intra-abdominal and extra-cranial solid tumour in children is neuroblastoma, derived from a neural crest. The etiology is not known, but there are family cases and neurofibromatosis, hirschprung disease, and friedreich ataxia are related, etc. A 4 years old, female child was admitted on 7.1.2020 at BJWHC, Mumbai for the second dose of intravenous Immunoglobulin (IvIg). Incoordinate walking, abnormal eye movements, speaking difficulty. WBC: 14.95 10^3/UL, Lymphocytes: 4.77 10^3/UL, Hb: 10.6g/dL, Platelets: 332 10^3/UL, ALT/SGPT: 18 IU/L, Ultrasonography: Abdominal Mass, Biopsy: S/o Extra-Adrenal Neuroblastoma. Inj. Human Normal Immunoglobulin 5% 2mg/kg IV x OD. the condition of patient was improved after treatment was given. Her eye movements and way of walking were gradually improved. Patient was admitted to Paediatric Ward XV, BJWHC, Mumbai with a known case of Neuroblastoma. Follow-up treatment were started and condition of patient was improved.
Neuroblastoma, Neurofibromatosis, Hirschprung Disease, Friedreich Ataxia, Immunoglobulin.