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Neuroblastoma

  • Hart IsaacsJr
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Abstract

Neuroblastomas are derived from neuroblasts that arise in the neural crest and normally migrate downward to form ganglion cells and chromaffin tissue [1]. Historically, these neoplasms have been called poorly differentiated neuroblastoma, neuroblastoma, differentiating neuroblastoma, ganglioneuroblastoma, and ganglioneuroma, depending on the variety and degree of differentiation of the cells composing the tumors [2].

Keywords

Neural Crest Spontaneous Regression Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Nerve Growth Factor Receptor Choanal Atresia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hart IsaacsJr
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  1. 1.Department of Pathology Rady Childrens Hospital San DiegoUniversity of California San Diego School of MedicineSan DiegoUSA

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