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neuroblastoma +   
A 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. This tumor is the most common intraabdominal malignancy of childhood, but it may also arise from thorax, neck, or rarely occur in the central nervous system. Histologic features include uniform round cells with hyperchromatic nuclei arranged in nests and separated by fibrovascular septa. Neuroblastomas may be associated with the opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome. (From DeVita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, pp2099-2101; Curr Opin Oncol 1998 Jan;10(1):43-51)
sympathetic neurilemmoma 

Exact Synonyms: Neuroblastomas
Narrow Synonyms: neuroblastoma susceptibility
Related Synonyms: NBLST1 ;   NBLST4 ;   NBLST5 ;   NBLST6 ;   NBLST7 ;   neuroblastoma, susceptibility to ;   neuroblastoma, susceptibility to, 1 ;   neuroblastoma, susceptibility to, 4 ;   neuroblastoma, susceptibility to, 5 ;   neuroblastoma, susceptibility to, 6 ;   neuroblastoma, susceptibility to, 7
Primary IDs: MESH:D009447
Alternate IDs: OMIM:256700 ;   OMIM:613015 ;   OMIM:613016 ;   OMIM:613017 ;   OMIM:616792
Xrefs: GARD:7185 ;   ICD-O:M9500/3 ;   NCI:C121567 ;   NCI:C21993 ;   NCI:C3270 ;   ORDO:635
Definition Sources: "DO", MESH:D009447

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