n South African Journal of Surgery - Malignant neuroendocrine tumour in an adult female diagnosed with Currarino syndrome - case report

Volume 57 Number 4
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



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.

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