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Neuroblastoma: neuroblastoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor of infants and children that develops from nerve tissue. See detailed information below for a list of 15 causes of Neuroblastoma, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Neuroblastoma is a specific type of neuroblastic tumor which is characterized by the presense of neuroblastic cells forming groups or nests separated by delicate stromal septa without prominent Schwannian stroma. (Adapted from WHO.)
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Malignant tumor containing embryonic nerve cells; usually metastasizes quickly
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Common neoplasm of early childhood arising from neural crest cells in the sympathetic nervous system, and characterized by diverse clinical behavior, ranging from spontaneous remission to rapid metastatic progression and death; histologic features include uniform round cells with hyperchromatic nuclei arranged in nests and separated by fibrovascular septa; the most common intraabdominal malignancy of childhood, but it may also arise from thorax, neck, or rarely occur in the central nervous system.
- (Source - CRISP)
Cancer that arises in immature nerve cells and affects mostly infants and children.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
Neuroblastoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Neuroblastoma, or a subtype of Neuroblastoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
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