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1

Where does Neuroblastoma occur?

Adrenal glands

Sympathetic chain of the retroperitoneal area

Head, neck

Pelvis

Chest

2

When does Neuroblastoma occur?

Usually during toddler yrs with 95% occurring before age 10

3

Half of children who have neuroblastoma have ---

Few symptoms

4

S/S of Neuroblastoma

Ill appearance

Periorbital ecchymosis

Proptosis

Bone pain

Irritability

5

Lab tests for Neuroblastoma

CBC and coagulation studies

Urine catecholamines

6

Treatment for Neuroblastoma

Removal of tumor

Chemo and radiation

7

Half of all Neuroblastoma clients have ---

Metastasis before diagnosis