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UPMC Children’s Pediatric Urology Team Publishes Case Report on Pelvic Neuroblastoma of the Pediatric Prostate

April 26, 2024

A multidisciplinary team from UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh published a recent report in the journal Urology on a case of pelvic neuroblastoma originating from the prostate in a 4-year-old patient.

Contributing to the report from the Division of Pediatric Urology was first author, urology resident, Christopher J. Staniorski, MD, and senior author Michael C. Ost, MD, professor of Urology and director of Pediatric Surgical Outreach at UPMC Children’s. Also contributing to the report were Marcus M. Malek, MD, and Paul K. Waltz, MD, from the Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery, and Miguel Reyes-Múgica, MD, former chief of Pathology at UPMC Children’s.

The team’s report discusses the rare nature of this type of malignancy and the significant medical and surgical challenges managing the case.

Explore the case report and the teams work using the link below to article.

Staniorski CJ, Malek MM, Waltz PK, Reyes-Múgica M, Ost MC. Pelvic Neuroblastoma of the Pediatric Prostate. Urology. 2024 Feb 22:S0090-4295(24)00083-9. Online ahead of print.