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Retroperitoneal Neuroblastoma

  • Chengli Miao
  • Cheng-Hua Luo
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Abstract

Retroperitoneal neuroblastoma is a malignant tumor arising from sympathetic crest cells. Those derived from primitive neural crest cells are also known as primitive neuroblastoma tumors, including neuroblastoma, ganglion-cell-derived neuroblastoma, and ganglioneuroma-/ganglion-cell-derived neurofibromatosis subtypes. It is more common in infants and young children.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Peking University International HospitalBeijingChina

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