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1

Neuroblastoma is normally presented by what age?

10 years old

2

How many stages are there of Neuroblastoma malignancy?

1, 2, 3, 4, 4s

3

What are the metastatic locations of State 4s Neuroblastoma?

Skin, Liver, bone marrow

4

What cells is a neuroblastoma deprived from?

precursor or immature cells of the peripheral nervous system

5

Change of survival for a grade 4 and 4s neuroblastoma?

grade 4: 20%; grade 4s: 80%

6

Are neuroblastoma cells typically differentiated?

No

7

If a neuroblastoma contains many differentiated cells with larger nuclei and cytoplasms, they are typically known as what?

ganglioneuroblastoma

8

ganglioneuroma is a...

A benign neuroblastoma-like, solid tumor, normally contain ganglion cells, schwann cells and fibrous tissue

9

The neuroblastic tumor groups are:

Ganglioneuroma - benign
Ganglioneuroblastoma - intermediate
Neuroblastoma - aggressive

10

How differentiated are the cells in a Ganglioneuroma?

very differentiated.

11

high differentiation state correlated with what prognosis?

good