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Neuroblastoma
MeSH HeadingNeuroblastoma
Tree NumberC04.557.465.625.600.590.650.550
Tree NumberC04.557.470.670.590.650.550
Tree NumberC04.557.580.625.600.590.650.550
Annotationcoord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM); for NEUROBLASTOMA, RETINAL see RETINOBLASTOMA
Scope NoteA 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)
Allowable QualifiersBL BS CF CH CI CL CN CO DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RA RH RI RT SC SE SU TH UL UR US VE VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD009447


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Neoplasms [C04]
   Neoplasms by Histologic Type [C04.557]
      Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal [C04.557.465]
         Neuroectodermal Tumors [C04.557.465.625]
            Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial [C04.557.465.625.600]
               Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive [C04.557.465.625.600.590]
                  Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive, Peripheral [C04.557.465.625.600.590.650]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeNeuroblastoma [C04.557.465.625.600.590.650.550]
Esthesioneuroblastoma, Olfactory [C04.557.465.625.600.590.650.550.150]
Ganglioneuroblastoma [C04.557.465.625.600.590.650.550.300]

 
Neoplasms [C04]
   Neoplasms by Histologic Type [C04.557]
      Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial [C04.557.470]
         Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial [C04.557.470.670]
            Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive [C04.557.470.670.590]
               Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive, Peripheral [C04.557.470.670.590.650]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeNeuroblastoma [C04.557.470.670.590.650.550]
Esthesioneuroblastoma, Olfactory [C04.557.470.670.590.650.550.150]
Ganglioneuroblastoma [C04.557.470.670.590.650.550.300]

 
Neoplasms [C04]
   Neoplasms by Histologic Type [C04.557]
      Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue [C04.557.580]
         Neuroectodermal Tumors [C04.557.580.625]
            Neoplasms, Neuroepithelial [C04.557.580.625.600]
               Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive [C04.557.580.625.600.590]
                  Neuroectodermal Tumors, Primitive, Peripheral [C04.557.580.625.600.590.650]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeNeuroblastoma [C04.557.580.625.600.590.650.550]
Esthesioneuroblastoma, Olfactory [C04.557.580.625.600.590.650.550.150]
Ganglioneuroblastoma [C04.557.580.625.600.590.650.550.300]

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