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Blastoma

Blastoma: Introduction

Blastoma: A type of tumor that originates from precursor cells or blasts (immature or embryonic tissue). The symptoms can vary greatly and are determined by the part of the body that is affected. Blastomas can occur in parts of the body such as the brain, liver, kidneys, nervous system, bones and the retina. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Blastoma is available below.

Symptoms of Blastoma

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Blastoma?

Blastoma: Complications

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Causes of Blastoma

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Blastoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Blastoma

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Blastoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Blastoma

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Blastoma: Rare Types

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Blastoma: Animations

Prognosis for Blastoma

Prognosis for Blastoma: Early detection improves prognosis.

Blastoma: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Blastoma:

A tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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