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What is Blastoma?

What is Blastoma?

  • 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.
  • Blastoma: a tumor composed of immature undifferentiated cells.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Blastoma: Introduction

Types of Blastoma:

Broader types of Blastoma:

How serious is Blastoma?

Prognosis of Blastoma: Early detection improves prognosis.
Complications of Blastoma: see complications of Blastoma

What causes Blastoma?

Causes of Blastoma: see causes of Blastoma

What are the symptoms of Blastoma?

Symptoms of Blastoma: see symptoms of Blastoma

Complications of Blastoma: see complications of Blastoma

Blastoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Blastoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Blastoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Blastoma: Oncologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Blastoma.
Treatments for Blastoma: see treatments for Blastoma

Name and Aliases of Blastoma

Main name of condition: Blastoma

Other names or spellings for Blastoma:

blastocytoma, embryonal carcinosarcoma

Blastocytoma, Embryonal carcinosarcoma
Source - WordNet 2.1


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