Neuroblastomas are childhood embryonal tumors of migrating neuroectodermal cells, derived from the neural crest and destined for the adrenal medulla and sympathetic nervous system.
Neuroblastoma (Schwannian stroma-poor)
Ganglioneuroblastoma, intermixed (Schwannian stroma-rich)
Ganglioneuroma (Schwannian stroma-dominant)
Ganglioneuroblastoma, nodular (composite, Schwannian stroma-rich/stroma-dominant and stroma-poor)
Neuroblastic tumors are the most common solid extracranial malignant tumors during the first 2 years of life. In the United States of America, seven new cases per million population per year are detected in black children and 9.6 per million in white children. More than 90 % of cases occur in the first decade of life. Neuroblastoma has been detected in the fetus...
KeywordsNeuroblastic Tumor Unfavorable Histology Prenatal Ultrasound Examination Spontaneous Maturation Paternal Occupational Exposure
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